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A beguiling tale about urban loneliness
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) This is among the first books to explore the psychological impact of social media, especially Instagram.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Sushant's sister continues to seek justice for late actor
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) While she struggles to cope up with the loss of her brother, actor Sushant Singh Rajput, Shweta Singh Kirti is determined to continue seeking justice for the late Bollywood star.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
India's manufacturing sector loses growth momentum in November: PMI
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) India's manufacturing sector lost growth momentum in November, as a slower order flow and Covid-related restrictions impacted output.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Spending long time on phone not bad for mental health: Study
London, Dec 1 (IANS) If your kids are spending hours on smartphone, don't panic. In a new study, researchers have found that time spent on the smartphone was not related to poor mental health.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Health/Medicine
Millie Bobby Brown asks for respect from fans
London, Dec 1 (IANS) Actress Millie Bobby Brown is upset after she was harassed by a fan for a video while she was shopping with her mother, and feels people should respect her personal space.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
November GST collection at nearly Rs 1.05 lakh Cr (Ld)
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Gross GST revenue collection in November stood at nearly Rs 1.05 lakh crore, an official statement said on Tuesday.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
PMK cadres stone trains, block roads near Chennai
Chennai, Dec 1 (IANS) The cadres of PMK, an ally of Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK, on Tuesday stoned trains and blocked roads in Chennai's suburbs after police blocked their entry into the city.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Abhishek Bachchan hates waking up early
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan hates to wake up early, and the actor gave a hint of the fact to fans on social media on Tuesday.
2020-12-01
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
BJP Rajya Sabha member from Gujarat succumbs to corona
Gandhinagar, Dec 1 (IANS) BJP's Rajya Sabha member from Gujarat, Abhay Bhardwaj succumbed to coronavirus in a Chennai hospital on Tuesday.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Indian SaaS firms may clock $20bn in revenue by 2022: Report
Bengaluru, Dec 1 (IANS) Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies like Zoho, Druva, Icertis and Freshworks have field the innovation in India, with SaaS firms poised to reach between $18 to $20 billion in revenue by 2022, a new report forecast on Tuesday.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
IISc, Honeywell to build 6 health startups to tackle cancer, Covid
Bengaluru, Dec 1 (IANS) Tech major Honeywell on Tuesday announced that it has partnered with the Society for Innovation and Development (SID) at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) to support deep science startups with societal impact.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Neha Kakkar to Rohanpreet: Happy Birthday to the one because of whom life is worth living
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Singer Neha Kakkar on Tuesday celebrated the birthday of her husband Rohanpreet Singh.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
No separate constitution and flag for Nagaland: Governor
Kohima, Dec 1 (IANS) Nagaland Governor and the Central Government's interlocutor for the Naga peace talks R.N. Ravi has rejected the demand for a separate flag and constitution for the state as demanded by the NSCN (IM).
2020-12-01
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
After brief cameo, police send Bilkis Dadi back from Singhu border
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The Delhi Police were quick to send back 82-year-old Bilkis Dadi, who became the face of the anti-CAA protests in Shaheen Bagh, from the Singhu border after she made a cameo appearence at the Delhi-Haryana border on the outskirts of the national capital to extend her support to the protesting farmers.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,National
SEBI extends Covid-related reliefs for trading members, depositories
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Tuesday extended the timeline of several relaxations of regulatory requirements for trading and clearing members along with depositories in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Mumbai City unveil mural and banner for 2020/21 ISL
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Ahead of their first 'home' match of the 2020/21 season of the Indian Super League (ISL), Mumbai City FC paid a special tribute to the city of Mumbai and their fans on Tuesday by unveiling a mural and a large scale banner.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
World AIDS Day: TV stars talk of need to remove the stigma
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Tuesday was World AIDS Day, and celebrities from the world of television opened up on the need to continue the efforts to remove stigma that is often associated with the ailment.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Alaya F: Lots of exciting things coming up
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Actress Alaya F. in a new social media post has informed fans that she has a lot of exciting things coming up.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Hyundai Motor India's overall Nov sales down 2%, exports plunge
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Hyundai Motor India on Tuesday said its overall sales including exports slipped during November amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
ITC Hotels launches versatile '100% Back' offer
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) ITC Hotels has launched the versatile '100% Back offer which will provide consumers the required flexibility by giving them hotel credits that can be utilised against services as per their choice during the course of their stay on this package.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bitcoin price trades at $19,900, sets new record
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) There is good news for bitcoin investors as the leading cryptocurrency rose as high as $19,900, breaking the previous intraday record of $19,783.21 set three years ago, according to data and news provider CoinDesk.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Sunny Leone shares her mood with fans
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Sunny Leone showcases her mood of the day in her latest post on social media. Sunny posted a picture on Instagram where she is seen sitting in bed, dressed in a grey-and-black striped blouse paired with black ripped jeans.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Sidharth Shukla is confused about the year
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Actor and former Bigg Boss winner Sidharth Shukla is confused about how and where the year went, going by his new social media post.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
India look to avoid first 'whitewash' vs Aussies in 20 years (Preview 3rd ODI)
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Indian bowlers will have pride to play for and also gain some confidence ahead of the T20 and Test series when they take on Australia in the third and final ODI at the Manuka Oval in Canberra on Wednesday.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Cabinet Secy chairs NCMC meet on deep depression along southern coast
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba chaired a National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) meeting on Tuesday through video conferencing with the Chief Secretaries of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Advisor Lakshadweep and Secretaries of different ministries in view of the deep depression forming along the southern coast of Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Maoist carrying Rs 5 lakh reward surrenders in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Dec 1 (IANS) A Maoist guerrilla carrying Rs 5 lakh reward on his head surrendered in Jharkhand on Tuesday.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Terrorism
Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas get mushy on 2nd wedding anniversary
Los Angeles, Dec 1 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra and her pop star husband Nick Jonas took to social media to express love for each other, on their second wedding anniversary on Tuesday.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
KLF Bhava Samvad set to complete 100th session
Bhubaneswar, Dec 1 (IANS) Kalinga Literary Festival's (KLF) initiative KLF Bhava Samvad will host literary figure Amitav Ghosh on December 3 on the occasion of its 100th session completion.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Orissa,National,Art/Culture/Books
Himachal Assembly's winter session called off
Shimla, Dec 1 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet, led by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, on Tuesday recommended cancellation of the five-day winter session of the state Assembly slated in Dharamsala town from December 7 in wake of spike in Covid-19 cases in the state and restrictions imposed on gatherings.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Centre to SC: No child to be repatriated sans following requirements of JJ Act
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The Centre on Tuesday informed the Supreme Court that no child would be repatriated to their parents' home without scrutiny, which entails support system for the child as per the requirements under the Juvenile Justice (JJ) Act.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sparks continue to fly in Andhra Assembly on 2nd day of session
Amaravati, Dec 1 (IANS) Sparks continued to fly in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly on the second day of the Winter Session on Tuesday, as ruling YSRCP members demanded an apology from TDP leader Nara Chandrababu Naidu for his conduct in the House.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Plant-based diet improves cardiometabolic risk factors: Study
New York, Dec 1 (IANS) A plant-based diet boosts after-meal burn, leads to weight loss and improves cardiometabolic risk factors in overweight individuals, say researchers.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
World AIDS Day: TV stars talks of need to remove the stigma
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Tuesday was World AIDS Day, and celebrities from the world of television opened up on the need to continue the efforts to remove stigma that is often associated with the ailment.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
India's manufacturing sector loses growth momentum in November: PMI
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) India's manufacturing sector lost growth momentum in November, as a slower order flow and Covid-related restrictions impacted output.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Nearly 30% polling in Hyderabad till 4 pm (3rd Ld)
Hyderabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Around 30 per cent voters cast their votes in the elections to the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) till 4 p.m. on Tuesday, election officials said.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Three more Pak players in NZ test positive, count stands at 10
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Three more members of the Pakistan cricket team in New Zealand have tested positive following the second round of Covid-19 testing taking the number of affected players to 10. The result of one more test is pending.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Tomar, Goyal lead talks with farmers, Shah, Rajnath stay away for now
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Consumer Affairs Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday headed the government side in the much-awaited talks with over 30 farmer unions on the sixth day of the ongoing farmers' protest.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Gurugram: 267 fined for flouting pollution norms, Rs 57L collected
Gurugram, Dec 1 (IANS) Teams deployed under the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) to monitor implementation of measures to combat pollution in Gurugram, have penalized 267 persons for violating the norms from October 15 to November 30 and also collected Rs 57 lakh as penalty.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Haryana,National,Environment/Wildlife
LJP thanks RJD, but says won't contest RS poll in Bihar
Patna, Dec 1 (IANS) The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) led by Chirag Paswan on Tuesday refused to take the bait thrown by the RJD to contest one Rajya Sabha seat in Bihar, while expressing gratitude to the opposition party for extending support.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
TDP takes out march to Assembly demanding TIDCO houses for poor
Amaravati, Dec 1 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Legislators held a protest march to the Assembly on Tuesday, demanding that the YSRCP-led government hand over the completed Andhra Pradesh TIDCO (Township and Infrastructure Development Corporation) houses to the poor families immediately.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
UP CM Yogi covets biz, Bollywood and big bucks from Mumbai
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Taking a break from the farmers' agitation in north, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath arrives here late Dec. 1 for a mega-shopping blitzkrieg in the country's commercial and entertainment capital on Tuesday.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
India's internal issue not fodder for other nation's politics: Sena MP to Canada PM
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Hours after Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau raised concerns over the agitating farmers in India protesting the three farm laws passed recently, Shiv Sena leader Priyanka Chaturvedi said on Tuesday that she was touched by his concern but India's internal issue is not fodder for another nation's politics.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
BJP's Haryana coalition partner seeks written assurance on MSP
Chandigarh, Dec 1 (IANS) Coming out openly for the first time with the protesting farmers, the BJP's Haryana coalition partner, the Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) on Tuesday said the Centre should give, in writing, an assurance on the minimum support price (MSP).
2020-12-01
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Issac cornered at CPI-M leaders' meeting over KSFE raid outburst
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 1 (IANS) Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, despite his office coming under fire for numerous alleged scams, on Tuesday showed that his clout in the party and government was undiminished. The CPI-M secretariat meeting held here saw Finance Minister Thomas Issac getting a dressing down for his outburst against the raid by the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) at the state owned Kerala State Financial Enterprises (KSFE) last week.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Unable to make mask violators do social service, Gujarat government seeks more time
Gandhinagar, Dec 1 (IANS) Replying to the Gujarat High Court's suggestion of making the violators of masks do social service in Covid-care centres for eight to ten days, the Gujarat government on Tuesday said that it was unable to do so and asked for a week's time. The Gujarat HC was dissatisfied by the government's reply and said it will take a decision about this on Wednesday.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Manoj Bajpayee, Neena Gupta, Sakshi Tanwar unite for a thriller
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Actors Manoj Bajpayee, Neena Gupta and Sakshi Tanwar are collaborating on a thriller film titled Dial 100.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Arjun Rampal, Manav Kaul's new film 'Nail Polish' is all about illusions
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Arjun Rampal and Manav Kaul are gearing up for their upcoming mystery flick, Nail Polish. The new posters of their characters are out and the actors have shared a few details.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Suspend three farm laws, withdraw cases against farmers: Cong
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Even as the Centre held talks with farmer leaders over their demands, the Congress on Tuesday welcomed the development but demanded that the three farm laws be suspended immediately and all cases against protesters withdrawn.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kalpathi ventures back into education space, focus on competitions
Chennai, Dec 1 (IANS) The Rs 4,000 crore Kalpathi AGS Group, led by Suresh Kalpathi, is getting back into education space with Veranda Learning Solution - this time online -focused on competitive exams and niche software courses.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Education
Rahane, Pujara & Ashwin enjoy day out with kids in Sydney
Sydney, Dec 1 (IANS) Ahead of the four-match Test series against Australia, the Indian Test specialists Ajinkya Rahane, Cheteshwar Pujara, and Ravichandran Ashwin are enjoying some quality time with their families Down Under.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Corporatisation of production units to be discussed with unions: Rly Chairman
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The Railways has given the job of preparing a detailed project report (DPR) for the corporatisation of its production units to RITES, which the national transporter will discuss with the trade unions and railway employees during April-June next year, officials said on Tuesday.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
TVS Motor acquires Intellicar for Rs 15 Cr cash (Ld)
Chennai, Dec 1 (IANS) Two and three wheeler maker TVS Motor Company Ltd. on Tuesday said it has acquired Intellicar Telematics Private Limited and integrated Internet of Things (IoT) solution provider for Rs 15 crore cash.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Probe CCI's sale of bales to middlemen: CPI(M) MP Venkatesan
Chennai, Dec 1 (IANS) Madurai CPI(M) MP S. Venkatesan has alleged that the Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) had enabled middlemen to earn a Rs 696 crore profit with its pricing policy, and also sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention to launch a probe.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Sushant Singh Rajput tops Yahoo's Most Searched Personality list for 2020
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Late Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput was the most searched personality of 2020 while his girlfriend, actress Rhea Chakraborty, was the most searched female celebrity, according to a yearend list released on Tuesday by the search engine Yahoo for India.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
TRS MLA Nomula Narsimhaiah passes away
Hyderabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) legislator from Nagarjunasagar constituency, Nomula Narsimhaiah passed away at a private hospital in Hyderabad on Tuesday. He was 64.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Apple strengthens partnership with (RED) to combat AIDS, COVID
San Francisco, Dec 1 (IANS) Apple on Tuesday said it is offering customers more ways to support non-profit organisation (RED)'s fight against HIV/AIDS in Africa while simultaneously protecting those communities from COVID-19.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Health/Medicine
Light-and-sound show at Ram Katha park in Ayodhya
Ayodhya, Dec 1 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government is continuing its efforts to ensure development in Ayodhya even as the construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya gathers momentum.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Gujarat too slashes RT-PCR test price to Rs 800
Gandhinagar, Dec 1 (IANS) Following examples of Rajasthan and Delhi, the Gujarat government on Tuesday slashed the cost of RT-PCR tests for coronavirus at private laboratories from Rs 1,500 to Rs 800 each.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Bengal: Non-suburban passenger trains to resume operations from Dec 2
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) As many as 54 non-suburban passenger trains will resume operations in the Eastern Railway (ER) from December 2.
2020-12-01
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
IT exemption on donations to registered gaushalas in MP
Bhopal, Dec 1 (IANS) Those who give donations to 'gaushalas' (cow shelters) in Madhya Pradesh would now be exempted from paying income tax on it on the condition that they must be registered with the state government.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National
NZ vs WI: Chance for Black Caps to move up in WTC points table
Hamilton, Dec 1 (IANS) New Zealand will be aiming to make full use of home conditions in their two-match Test series against the West Indies from Thursday as they bid to move up in the World Test Championship (WTC) points table, currently led by Australia.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Sachet-Parampara tie the knot
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Musical duo Sachet Tandon and Parampara Thakur have got married amid the pandemic. Sachet posted a string of pictures on Instagram of the wedding ceremony. He thanked fans and followers for showering the duo with love.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Nitish Kumar likely to expand cabinet in December
Patna, Dec 1 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is likely to expand his cabinet in December as the winter session of the assembly concluded in November after the formation of the new state government.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Scott Atlas resigns as coronavirus adviser to Trump
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) Scott Atlas, US President Donald Trump's controversial adviser to the coronavirus pandemic, has resigned after serving for four months, media reports said on Tuesday.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
Giant Olympic rings returns to Tokyo Bay
Tokyo, Dec 1 (IANS) The giant Olympic rings returned to Tokyo Bay on Tuesday four months after being removed for safety and maintenance checks.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
November GST collection at nearly Rs 1.05 lakh Cr
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Gross GST revenue collection in November stood at nearly Rs 1.05 lakh crore, an official statement said on Tuesday.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kriti Kharbanda takes Covid- 19 test before '14 Phere'
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kriti Kharbanda on Tuesday shared a video of her mandatory Covid- 19 test before she starts shooting for the upcoming film 14 Phere.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Jacqueline Fernandez joins cast of Akshay-starrer Bachchan Pandey
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Actress Jacqueline Fernandez will star in the action comedy Bachchan Pandey along with Akshay Kumar, Kriti Sanon and Arshad Warsi.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
BTS tops Billboard Hot 100 with 'Life goes on'
Seoul, Dec 1 (IANS) K-pop group BTS have bagged the top spot of the Billboard Hot 100 with their latest single, Life goes on.
2020-12-01
Category: International, South Korea,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
BSF officer killed in Pakistan's LoC ceasefire violation in J&K
Jammu, Dec 1 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) officer was killed on Tuesday in ceasefire violation on the Line of Control (LoC) by Pakistan troops in J&K's Rajouri district.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Haarsh Limbachiyaa trolled over drug row, hits back at detractors
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Writer Haarsh Limbachiyaa was brutally trolled on social media over his recent drug case, after he shared a loving post with his wife, comedian Bharti Singh, who has also been embroiled in the controversy.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Starc's poor form due to flat wickets, aggressive opposition: Finch
Canberra, Dec 1 (IANS) Australia captain Aaron Finch on Tuesday said that Mitchell Starc's poor form is not a concern for the team although he did admit that the left-arm pace bowler would have preferred to have the ball swinging right from the start in the ongoing ODI series.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Christmas wedding for Gauahar Khan
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Actress Gauahar Khan will be getting married to boyfriend Zaid Darbar on December 25 this year. The actress shared the date of her wedding on social media along with a note and two pictures of the couple.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Rajgir zoo safari likely to open in next two months
Patna, Dec 1 (IANS) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's ambitious project, the zoo safari in Rajgir, is expected to be thrown open for nature lovers in the next two months.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Bihar,National,Features,Human Interest/Society,Environment/Wildlife
Guterres looks forward to working with Biden
United Nations, Dec 1 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres "looks forward to" working with US President-elect Joe Biden, according to the UN chief's spokesman Stephane Dujarric.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
Bhim Army chief visits Ghazipur border to support farmers
Ghaziabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Even as scores of farmers owing allegiance to the Bharatiya Kisan Union continued to protest at the Singhu border entry point on the Delhi-Ghaziabad route, Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad visited them on Tuesday to extend his party's support to the cause.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Rlys got environmental clearances for Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet train
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The Indian Railways has got all the requisite wildlife, forestry and coastal regulation zone clearances in Gujarat and Maharashtra for the 508-km Ahmedabad-Mumbai High Speed Rail Corridor, officials said on Tuesday.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Ayodhya saint has 7 demands, wants to end life
Ayodhya, Dec 1 (IANS) In an unexpected development, Mahant Paramhans Das of Tapasvi Chhavni Ayodhya, has written a letter to President Ram Nath Kovind listing his seven demands.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
WhatsApp brings custom chat wallpapers, other updates
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Facebook-owned WhatsApp on Tuesday said they are starting to release some new updates including improvements to Wallpapers, the launch of a search feature for Stickers and a new animated sticker pack.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
500 people flee following volcano eruption in Indonesia
Jakarta, Dec 1 (IANS) About 550 people fled from their homes on Tuesday after the Semeru volcano on Indonesia's main Java Island erupted, spewing incandescent lava and hot smoke, according to the National Disaster Management Agency.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Laptop brand VAIO set to make India comeback next month
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) VAIO laptops that once wooed Indian consumers with its sleek design, is set to make a comeback to the India market after it signed a pact with Hong Kong-based Nexstgo Company Limited.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
SL appoints new state minister in charge of Covid-19
Colombo, Dec 1 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has appointed a new state minister in charge of Covid-19 prevention, as the virus has infected over 23,000 people and killed 118 in the island nation, an official statement said on Tuesday.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Lewis Hamilton tests positive for Covid-19, to miss Sakhir GP
London, Dec 1 (IANS) Seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton has tested positive for novel coronavirus and will thus miss this weekend's Sakhir Grand Prix, Mercedes announced on Tuesday.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Motorsports
Record 235mn people will need humanitarian assistance: UN
United Nations, Dec 1 (IANS) A record 235 million people will need humanitarian assistance next year, a nearly 40 per cent increase on 2020 which is "almost entirely from Covid-19", a top UN official said on Tuesday.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
Blackbuck poaching case: Court accepts Salman's plea, next hearing on Jan 16
Jaipur, Dec 1 (IANS) Bollywood star Salman Khan on Tuesday was granted exemption from marking attendance in the court in the Blackbuck hunting and Arms Act case and the next hearing date has now been set for January 16, his lawyer Hastimal Saraswat told IANS.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Need law against 'love jihad' in Gujarat also: BJP MLA
Gandhinagar, Dec 1 (IANS) A BJP legislator in Gujarat has demanded a law on the lines of the one enforced in Uttar Pradesh against illegal religious conversions to tackle what he called 'love jihad' cases in the state.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Govt plans to clarify misconceptions on farm laws in farmers meet
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) As the farmers have agreed to hold talks with the Central government, a group of cabinet ministers would clear their misconceptions about the three farm laws enacted in September during the Monsoon Session of Parliament -- the bone of contention.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Samsung says 256-layer NAND memory possible with double-stack tech
Seoul, Dec 1 (IANS) Samsung Electronics is planning to use a double-stack technology to develop its next-generation V-NAND flash memory, industry officials said on Tuesday, as the world's largest memory chip producer tries to further cement its leading position in the sector.
2020-12-01
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
B'desh reports 2,525 new Covid-19 cases, highest in 3 months
Dhaka, Dec 1 (IANS) Bangladesh on Tuesday reported 2,525 new coronavirus cases, the highest single-day in nearly three months, which increased the country's overall infection tally to 464,932, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
2020-12-01
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Mentally challenged minor raped by family friend
Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 1 (IANS) A 13-year-old mentally challenged girl was allegedly raped by a man in a village under the Sungarhi police circle.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Bowlers found difficult to adapt from T20 to 50-over format: Iyer
Canberra, Dec 1 (IANS) Middle-order batsman Shreyas Iyer has admitted that the Indian bowlers have struggled to adapt to the 50-over format from the 20-over format in the first two ODIs against Australia. He, however, added that the workload on bowlers has been immense in recent times.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Amit Shah likely to join key farmer-ministers meeting
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah is likely to participate in a much-awaited meeting between farmers and a high-level cabinet ministers' team here on Tuesday.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sangwan withdraws support to Haryana govt over farmers' protest
Chandigarh, Dec 1 (IANS) A day after resigning as the Haryana Livestock Development Board Chairman, Independent legislator Sombir Sangwan on Tuesday withdrew his support to the BJP-JJP coalition government in the state owing to the farmers' agitation against new farm laws.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Former IAS officer Santhosh Babu joins Kamal Haasan's MNM party
Chennai, Dec 1 (IANS) Former IAS officer Santhosh Babu on Tuesday joined Makkal Needhi Maiam floated by actor turned politician Kamal Haasan. Babu has been made the party's General Secretary-Headquarters.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
After getting 'ticket' to legislature, Urmila Matondkar joins Shiv Sena
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) In Indian politics, prominent personalities or leaders usually first join a party and then are rewarded with a ticket for legislatures or parliament.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Cricketer Richa Ghosh signs five-year deal with Baseline Ventures
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) All-rounder Richa Ghosh has signed a five-year deal with sports marketing firm Baseline Ventures. The association will see Baseline manage all commercial interests of the 17-year-old, who has so far played three T20Is for the Indian women's cricket team.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Universal Sompo General launches mobile app
Chennai, Dec 1 (IANS) Non-life insurer Universal Sompo General Insurance Company Limited on Tuesday launched its mobile application USGI PULZ to enhance service delivery for its policyholders.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
18.20% polling in Hyderabad till 1 pm (2nd Ld)
Hyderabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Only 18.20 per cent voters cast their votes in the elections to Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) till 1 p.m., polling officials said.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
New Zealand kicks off APEC host year
Wellington, Dec 1 (IANS) New Zealand kicked off its APEC host year on Tuesday, with a welcome ceremony held in Wellington's waterfront.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Security checks cause traffic snarls on Delhi-Gurugram border
Gurugram, Dec 1 (IANS) In view of the farmers' Delhi Chalo march to protest the Centre's farm laws, the national capital's police on Tuesday intensified vehicle checking at the Delhi-Gurugram border which resulted in massive traffic congestion.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
PDM's 5th power show calls for Imran's ouster
Islamabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Despite the Pakistan government's ban on holding public rallies in the wake of the unabated Covid-19 pandemic, the PDM opposition alliance staged its fifth power show in Multan which called for the ouster of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Iyer wants to see, react & not presume in the face of short-ball barrage
Canberra, Dec 1 (IANS) After being surprised and dismissed by a quick, short ball early in the first ODI against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), middle-order Indian batsman Shreyas Iyer has said that he got a bit wiser in the second game and decided not to presume but only react after seeing the delivery.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Maintain healthy cholesterol levels to fight Covid: Experts
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Amid the rising cases of Covid-19 in Delhi-NCR, health experts on Tuesday stressed that along with a focus on overall health, taking special care of your heart's health is extremely important because the virus affects more to people with heart and its related problems.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
Operating 50% of pre-Covid time mail, express trains: Rly Chairman
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The Indian Railways is currently operating over 900 mail and express trains as compared to 1,800 trains which used to run before the Covid-19 pandemic, officials said on Tuesday.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
36 farmer leaders head to Delhi venue to hold talks with Centre
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Even as thousands of farmers continued to rally on the Delhi borders, their leaders agreed to hold parleys with the Centre regarding their demands here on Tuesday afternoon. A group of 36 farmer leaders was on way to the talks' venue in the central Delhi.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Vistaar Finance raises $ 30mn from Dutch bank FMO
Bengaluru, Dec 1 (IANS) Leading MSME lender Vistaar Finance on Tuesday said that it has raised $30 million (approximately Rs 221 crore) External Commercial Borrowing (ECB) from the Dutch entrepreneurial development bank FMO.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Vaccine will not be released for mass use unless proven immunogenic: Serum Institute
Chennai, Dec 1 (IANS) Vaccine development company Serum Institute, India on Tuesday said the Covidshield vaccine will not be released for mass use unless it is proven immunogenic, and safe.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
SC pulls up Gujarat over attempts to suppress facts on hospital fires
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday pulled up the Gujarat government over "attempts to suppress facts" in connection with fire tragedies in private Covid hospitals in the state. The top court in the last hearing took cognizance of the fire tragedy in a private Covid hospital in Rajkot which led to the death of five persons.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
US air travel after Thanksgiving hits highest level since March
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) Air travel in the US hit the highest level since mid-March following the recent Thanksgiving holiday amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
Indians spend Rs 2,400 on average for servicing smartphones: Study
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) When it came to out-of-warranty smartphones, customers in India spend Rs 2,400 on average on servicing their devices, a new report revealed on Tuesday.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
SC takes exception to shirtless man's presence in videoconference
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday took strong exception when a shirtless man appeared on screen for a brief period during a videoconference hearing of a case. A similar incident had happened on October 26 as well.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,National
New stay-at-home order takes effect in LA
Los Angeles, Dec 1 (IANS) A new stay-at-home order has come into effect in Los Angeles as confirmed coronavirus cases in the most populous US county exceeded 400,000.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
Pacer Dilbar Hussain returns to Melbourne Stars for BBL 10
Melbourne, Dec 1 (IANS) Fast bowler Dilbar Hussain has signed up with Melbourne Stars for the upcoming Big Bash League (BBL). Hussain, who was born in Faisalabad in north eastern Pakistan, will be available for the full season.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Washington D.C. may suspend weekend subway service
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) The subway system in the Washington D.C. region may be forced to end its weekend service in 2021 in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a proposal.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
New AWS Cloud service opens doors to Apple developers for Macs
San Francisco, Dec 1 (IANS) Amazon and Apple on Tuesday announced to team up for a new cloud computing offering for macOS that will allow Apple developers to make and test apps remotely within the Amazon Web Services (AWS), starting with Mac mini.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Sydney lifts water restrictions imposed since 2019 drought
Sydney, Dec 1 (IANS) The Australian city of Sydney on Tuesday lifted restrictions on water usage, which were enforced May 2019 to cope with a historic drought.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife
Recovery: IGIA handled 1.9 mn domestic passengers in October
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) National capital's IGI Airport has witnessed a significant rise in passenger footfall ever since air service resumed post two-month long lockdown due to Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
UP Police arrests 3 poachers, seizes 100 kg of boar meat
Banda (UP), Dec 1 (IANS) The Banda police has arrested three wildlife poachers and seized 100 kg boar meat and an SUV from their possession, forest officials said on Tuesday.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Net DII outflow highest in Nov, while FIIs log biggest monthly inflow
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) The Indian equity market witnessed a significant dichotomy in November as the domestic institutional investments (DII) logged the highest outflow of funds at $5.9 billion, although net foreign institutional investments (FII) purchase touched an all-time high for any month ever.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'SCO helps Pak increase engagements with regional, global partners'
Islamabad, Dec 1 (IANS) A Pakistani official has said that the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) provides the country with a platform for increasing engagement with key global and regional partners and forging tighter links with Central Asia.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
ServiceNow to acquire Canadian startup Element AI
San Francisco, Dec 1 (IANS) Leading digital workflow company ServiceNow has signed an agreement to acquire Element AI, a Canadian startup focused on building Artificial Intelligence services.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
UP's first data centre in Noida to start in June 2022
Lucknow, Dec 1 (IANS) Ending the dependency of keeping data abroad, Uttar Pradesh will get its first data centre in Noida by June 2022.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Peter Dinklage of 'Game Of Thrones' to star in superhero comedy
Los Angeles, Dec 1 (IANS) Actor Peter Dinklage will star in a reboot of American superhero black comedy, The Toxic Avenger.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
IL&FS Group gets Justice D.K. Jain's nod for sale of road asset 'JSEL'
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The IL&FS Group has received the approval of Justice D.K. Jain for the sale of the road asset 'Jorabat Shillong Expressway Ltd' (JSEL) to Sekura Road Ltd.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Indebtedness of states may hit decade-high 36% this fiscal: Crisil Ratings
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) The pandemic-induced lockdown and consequent slump in economic activity will increase states' indebtedness to atleast 36 per cent this fiscal - the highest in a decade, said ratings agency Crisil Ratings.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'Strong H1FY21 margins to limit financial risk on Indian cement companies'
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Strong margins during H1FY21 will limit the risks to Indian cement companies' financial profiles, despite lower volumes stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, Fitch Ratings said on Tuesday.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Practice wickets were different from the one in the match, says Iyer
Canberra, Dec 1 (IANS) Team India batsman Shreyas Iyer has said that getting acclimatised to Australian conditions from those in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) -- where they played the Indian Premier League -- was made a bit tough with the kind of practice wicket they were given to train during the quarantine period.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
More than one-third Covid kids show no symptoms: Study
Toronto, Dec 1 (IANS) More than one-third of kids who have Covid-19 are asymptomatic, say researchers, adding that youngsters diagnosed with the disease may represent just a fraction of those infected.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
Pregnant Anushka Sharma performs Shirshasana with Virat's support
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma and her husband, Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, are expecting their first child. On Tuesday, Anushka shared that she is doing Yoga asanas regularly even during pregnancy, except the ones restricted by her doctor.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Vidya Balan: It's so precious when people appreciate your work
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Actress Vidya Balan has won many awards as well as love of the audience. She finds it really precious when people appreciate her work.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
SC: Corona notices make patients 'untouchables' for others
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Even as the Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that Covid-19 notices pasted outside residences of patients lead to their considerations as "untouchables" by others, the Centre washed its hands off the matter by saying states may have decided to do so.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Ashok Kumar takes over as 11th DGP of Uttarakhand
Dehradun, Dec 1 (IANS) Ashok Kumar, a 1989 batch IPS officer, has taken over as the new Director General of Police of Uttarakhand. After taking over, he said he aims to make the state police a smart police in the coming days, an official release said on Tuesday.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Knight Riders to invest in US-based Major League Cricket
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The Knight Riders Group, which already owns Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League and the Trinbago Knight Riders in the Caribbean Premier League, will be making a "a significant long-term investment" in the future of American cricket as they have become stakeholders in the US-based Major League Cricket (MLC), the multi-million dollar T20 tournament expected to start in 2022.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Bushfire sweeps popular Australian island
Brisbane, Dec 1 (IANS) Residents and visitors on Australia's Fraser Island on Tuesday were asked to prepare for the worst as an out of control bushfire swept towards a major tourist resort.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Australia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Power unit failure hits NASA's deep-space capsule: Report
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) Engineers are trying to find a way to repair a failed power unit on NASA's Orion spacecraft that is designed to take astronauts to deep space in the future, a media report said.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
CAIT supports global 'MakeAmazonPay' campaign
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) It is not just in India that Amazon is facing criticism for its unfair and potentially exploitative practices.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rescue underway for 13 trapped Chinese coal miners
Beijing, Dec 1 (IANS) A rescue operation was underway on Tuesday for 13 people were became trapped after flood waters entered a coal mine in China's Hunan province, authorities said.
2020-12-01
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident
GHMC elections: Chiranjeevi, Nagarjuna cast votes
Hyderabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Superstar Chiranjeevi and popular actor Nagarjuna were among the leading Telugu film personalities who cast their votes in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Canada unveils new financial program to stimulate economy
Ottawa, Dec 1 (IANS) The Canadian government has unveiled a new financial program to boost the country's economy amid the raging coronavirus pandemic.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Bajaj Auto reports 5% rise in November sales
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Two-wheeler and commercial vehicle manufacturer Bajaj Auto on Tuesday reported a 5 per cent growth in total sales during November on a year-on-year basis.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Instagram Live now allows 3 more users in India
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Instagram on Tuesday announced that its 'Live Rooms' feature, now has an ability to go Live with up to three additional people in India which help creators grow their audiences by going live with multiple guests.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Not holding my breath: Langer uncertain of Warner's fitness for Adelaide Test
Canberra, Dec 1 (IANS) Australia head coach Justin Langer has stated that he's not "holding his breath" that opener David Warner will be fit for the first Test of the upcoming Border-Gavaskar Trophy against India.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Australia's Queensland state reopens borders
Brisbane, Dec 1 (IANS) The Australian state of Queensland on Tuesday reopened its borders to the residents from New South Wales (NSW) and Victoria, after months of restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Australia,Politics
SC junks Chanda Kochhar's plea challenging termination as MD, CEO
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain a petition by Chanda Kochhar challenging her termination as MD & CEO of ICICI Bank, and also a decision to deny her bonus.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
23.67% voting till 11 am in J&K's DDC Phase 2 polls (Ld)
Jammu, Dec 1 (IANS) The 2nd phase of elections to Jammu and Kashmir's District Development Councils on Tuesday recorded a voter percentage of 23.67 till 11 am across 43 constituencies spread over all districts of the Union Territory, officials said.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Covid-19 worsens gender-based violence for women: UN
United Nations, Dec 1 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic is heightening the dangers of gender-based violence and human trafficking for women and girls, UN officials have said.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United States,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Japan's unemployment rate hits 3-yr high in Oct
Tokyo, Dec 1 (IANS) Japan's unemployment rate increased to 3.1 per cent in October, the highest level in more than three years, as the Covid-19 pandemic continued to adversely affect businesses, government data revealed on Tuesday.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Lenovo introduces Legion 5 gaming laptop in India
Bengaluru, Dec 1 (IANS) Lenovo on Tuesday launched a new gaming laptop titled Legion 5 in India that is powered by the premium AMD Ryzen 5 4600H mobile processor.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Bihar man fatally stabs 4 children; injures wife, another child
Siwan (Bihar), Dec 1 (IANS) A man fatally stabbed his four children and critically injured his wife and fifth child in Siwan district of Bihar, following which he was arrested, police said on Tuesday.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Stubble now keeping protesting farmers warm
Sonipat (Haryana), Dec 1 (IANS) Stubble is now literally providing warmth without burning to thousands of protesting farmers of Punjab and Haryana, who have been spending chilly nights for the past six days after travelling hundreds of miles to mark their planned protest at the borders of the national capital against new farm laws.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Myanmar military extends non-operation period against armed groups
Yangon, Dec 1 (IANS) The Myanmar military on Tuesday announced the extension of the suspension period of its operations against armed groups until the end of December.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Myanmar,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Have learned a lot from Rupinder Pal Singh, says Harmanpreet
Bengaluru, Dec 1 (IANS) Three years ago, on December 1, the Indian men's hockey team took to the field at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar for their opening match of the World League Final 2017 against eventual winners Australia in a match which ended in a 1-1 draw.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Eurozone Fin Mins agree to proceed with bailout fund reform
Brussels, Dec 1 (IANS) Eurozone Finance Ministers have decided to proceed with the reform of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM), the permanent euro bailout fund established in 2012 amid the European debt crisis.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
NCR commercial realty market may report growth in Oct-Dec
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The commercial real estate sector of the National Capital Region (NCR) is likely report growth in the current quarter (October-December) on the back of improved demand, said a report by 360 Realtors.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Voters queue up despite severe cold in J&K DDC polls
Jammu, Dec 1 (IANS) Voters were queuing up to cast their votes in the second phase of District Development Council elections in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday despite severe cold conditions prevailing in Kashmir and hilly areas of Jammu.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
EU launches forum to discuss strengthening Schengen area
Brussels, Dec 1 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has launched a forum devoted to exchanging ideas on how to build a stronger and more resilient Schengen area, which has been massively affected by the Covid-19 pandemic that led to a halt in inter-border travelling.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
TVS Motor acquires Intellicar Telematics for Rs 15 cr cash
Chennai, Dec 1 (IANS) Two and three wheeler maker TVS Motor Company Ltd. on Tuesday said it has acquired Intellicar Telematics Private Limited and integrated Internet of Things (IoT) solution provider for Rs 15 crore cash.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Covid-19 resurgence poses challenges to economic recovery: Fed chief
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said that the continuing Covid-19 resurgence across the country could pose challenges to the economic recovery in the next few months.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
San Francisco launches Street Crisis Response Team
San Francisco, Dec 1 (IANS) San Francisco Mayor London Breed has announced the launch of the first phase of the city's Street Crisis Response Team (SCRT), a pilot program dedicated to responding to emergency calls regarding people having mental health crises.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics
Hope to continue IPL momentum for South Africa: Rabada
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) South Africa fast bowler Kagiso Rabada, who had an exceptional Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 as he emerged as the Purple Cap holder, is looking forward to carry that momentum while playing for the national side against England.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Govt in huddle over farmers protest, high level meet at Nadda's residence
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) In view of the farmers protest gaining momentum, the Centre on Tuesday got in the huddle as the top Ministers of the Narendra Modi government, including Home Minister Amit Shah held talks at the residence of BJP national President J.P. Nadda.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Arrangements discussed for Sudan's removal from terror sponsors list
Khartoum, Dec 1 (IANS) Sudan Sovereign Council Chairman Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed arrangements about removing the northeast African country from the list of states sponsoring terrorism in the coming weeks.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Sudan,Politics
Rupee appreciates amid robust FII inflow
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) The rupee strengthened on Tuesday on the back of weakness in the dollar index and heavy inflow of foreign institutional investments (FIIs).
2020-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Microsoft links Vietnamese hackers to cryptomining malware
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Microsoft has revealed that Vietnamese government-backed hackers are deploying cryptocurrency-mining malware alongside their regular cyber-espionage toolkits.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
Ashok Leyland logs 5% growth in Nov sales
Chennai, Dec 1 (IANS) Commercial vehicle major Ashok Leyland Ltd on Tuesday said it had sold 10,659 units last month, logging five per cent growth over previous year corresponding period.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Italy passes decree for new stimulus, relief measures
Rome, Dec 1 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte's cabinet announced that it has passed a decree to providenew stimulus and relief measures to businesses and worker categories affected by the latest series of restrictions against the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Only 8.9% polling in GHMC polls in first four hours (Ld)
Hyderabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Poor voter turnout was witnessed in the first four hours in the Greater Hyderabad municipal elections on Tuesday as only 8.9 per cent voters had cast their votes till 11 am.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Egypt, Greece conduct joint naval drill in Mediterranean
Cairo, Dec 1 (IANS) Naval forces from Egypt and Greece conducted joint military exercises in the Mediterranean Sea, Cairo's armed forces said in a statement.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Egypt,Defence/Security
'Covid-19 vaccine's success relies on ability to address mistrust, misinfo'
United Nations, Dec 1 (IANS) Francesco Rocca, President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), warned that efforts to roll out a potential Covid-19 vaccine could fail unless equally ambitious efforts to counteract rapidly rising levels of mistrust and misinformation were put in place.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Farmers try to enter Delhi by breaking barricades at Ghazipur
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Agitating farmers on the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border near Ghazipur on Tuesday tried to enter the national capital by breaking the barricades. However, they were soon pacified by their own leaders. 
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Green tea, dark chocolate may fight against Covid virus
New York, Dec 1 (IAN) In a unique study, researchers have claimed that chemical compounds in foods or beverages like green tea, muscadine grapes and dark chocolate can bind to and block the function of a particular enzyme, or protease, in the SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for Covid-19.
2020-12-01
Category: India, New York,Health/Medicine
Mohammed Awal to lead Gokulam Kerala FC, Ubaid named his deputy
Kozhikode, Dec 1 (IANS) Ghana's Mohammed Awal will lead Gokulam Kerala FC in the upcoming season of the I-League starting January 9 next year. Goalkeeper CK Ubaid, who is from Kannur in Kerala, will serve as his deputy.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
Italy reports drop in active Covid-19 cases
Rome, Dec 1 (IANS) Active coronavirus infections in Italy has decreased by 7,300 on a daily average, as the incumbent restrictions in the country have led to the slowing down of the second wave of the pandemic, according to health officials.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine
Maruti Suzuki's Nov sales grow 1.7%
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki on Tuesday reported a growth of 1.7 per cent in its overall sales during November 2020 on a year-on-year basis.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Algerian Prez discharged from German hospital after Covid-19 treatment
Algiers, Dec 1 (IANS) Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has been discharged from a specialized hospital in Germany following his Covid-19 treatment and was currently recovering, the government said in a statement.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Algeria,Health/Medicine
Biden, Harris greet Sikhs on Gurupurab
New York, Dec 1 (IANS) US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have greeted Sikhs on the occasion of Gurupurab commemorating the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the first Sikh Guru.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United States,Diaspora
Woman shot dead, daughter injured in Delhi's Mansarovar Park
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) A 45-year-old woman was shot dead and her daughter injured in Mansarovar Park area of Shahdara in Delhi by a man alleged to be a jilted lover of the young woman, police said on Tuesday.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Turkey announces series of new measures
Ankara, Dec 1 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced a series of new measures, including full weekend lockdown, to curb the spread of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Sara Ali Khan: Trying to copy Karisma Kapoor wouldn't be fun and wouldn't be possible
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Sara Ali Khan, is undoubtedly the GenNext star of Bollywood. She made a promising debut in 2018 opposite Sushant Singh Rajput in the Abhishek Kapoor film Kedarnath. Since then, she has chosen her projects carefully, mixing roles in the commercial entertainer Simmba. opposite Ranveer Singh, with the Imtiaz Ali romantic drama Love Aaj Kal co-starring Kartik Aaryan.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
One of senior-most Indian-American Trump appointee Ajit Pai to quit (Ld)
New York, Dec 1 (IANS) Ajit Pai, one of the senior-most Indian-American officials appointed by US President Donald Trump, announced that he was quitting the Chairmanship of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on January 20, when Joe Biden takes over as President.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United States,Diaspora
Crude prices fall as 'OPEC' talks on output cut delayed
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Oil prices declined on Tuesday over supply concerns as the talks of OPEC and its allies over production cuts have been delayed till Thursday.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
UP district officials authorised to impose night curfew
Lucknow, Dec 1 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has authorised the district officials to impose local restrictions, including night curfews, depending on the assessment and requirement of the situation in a bid to contain the spread of Covid-19.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Keep arrogance aside and give farmers their rights: Rahul
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday again took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi without taking his name, saying he needs to shun arrogance and give the rights to the protesting farmers.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Now share screenshots to your smartphone from Nintendo Switch
San Francisco, Dec 1 (IANS) Nintendo on Tuesday announced it has released a new system update for its Switch that now allows users to wirelessly transfer photos and videos from the gaming console to a smartphone.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
UP journalist murder: Accused used sanitiser to set house on fire
Balrampur (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 1 (IANS) Three persons have been arrested in connection with the murder of a 35-year-old journalist and his friend, who died in a fire in his house. The accused had used alcohol-based sanitizer to burn the house so that the murder could look like an accident.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bengal T20 Challenge: Goswami's ton help East Bengal beat Calcutta Customs
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) Sreevats Goswami scored the first century of the ongoing Bengal T20 Challenge as East Bengal defeated Calcutta Customs by 54 runs in their latest encounter at the Eden Gardens.
2020-12-01
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
IMA to protest against Centre's medical reforms, policy decisions
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) After farmers, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) -- which represents doctors practising modern system of medicine in the country -- has now opened a front against the Centre and announced a series of protests and other steps to oppose government actions and policies in the filed of health and medical education.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,National
Amp up your WFH corner in 7 simple steps
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANSlife) In the era of social distancing where work from home has become the new norm, establishing a work-life balance can be tricky especially when you are looking for a home office area that can ensure you thrive. Moreover, having that special work station that is not only fun but also with the right kind of decor to help your days and evenings, will be fruitful in getting through the week.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Indian food would be preferred culture to all nations: Korean Food Master
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANSlife) Lee Yeon-soon, National Food Master (The Republic of Korea), says Indian food would be preferred culture to all nations through its convenient cooking method and exclusive taste.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Mexico unveils $11.4bn infrastructure investment plan
Mexico City, Dec 1 (IANS) The Mexican government has unveiled a second infrastructure investment plan, in collaboration with the private sector, that calls for 228 billion pesos ($11.4 billion) in spending on 29 public works projects.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Mexico,Politics
A digital museum to preserve India's textile arts
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANSlife) Erstwhile royal families and historic properties have come together to pay tribute to Indias textile heritage by working with karigars (or local artisan designers) from three states of India (Mayurbhanj in Odisha, Jaisalmer in Rajasthan and Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh) to launch a garment installation 'Karkhana Chronicles for virtual viewing.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Minimum temperatures improve further in J&K, Ladakh
Srinagar, Dec 1 (IANS) The night temperatures improved further in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Tuesday as the weather office revised its forecast saying that mainly dry weather is likely to prevail till December 6 after which another spell of rain and snow is expected in the two union territories.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Brazil Covid-19 death toll tops 173,000
Brasilia, Dec 1 (IANS) With 287 new coronavirus fatalities reported in Brazil in the last 24 hours, the country's death toll has increased to 173,120, the second highest in the world after the US, according to the Health Ministry.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Brazil,Health/Medicine
Modi, Shah greet BSF on its 56th Raising Day
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted the troopers of the Border Security Force (BSF) on its 56th Raising Day saying it has distinguished itself as a valorous force, committed to protect the nation and assist citizens during natural calamities.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,National
GHMC polls: KTR, Owaisi, Kishan Reddy cast votes
Hyderabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) working president K.T. Rama Rao, Union Minister of State G. Kishan Reddy and MIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi were among the leaders who cast their vote in the first hour in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections on Tuesday.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
US Fed approves extension of 4 emergency Covid-19 lending facilities
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) The US Federal Reserve Board has approved the extension of four of its emergency Covid-19 lending facilities until March 31, 2021.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
With 31K new Covid cases, India's tally nears 95L
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) With 31,118 new coronavirus cases and 482 deaths in the past 24 hours, India's overall tally stood at 94,62,809 on Tuesday, as the fatality toll touched 1,37,621, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Melania Trump unveils 2020 White House Christmas decor
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) US First Lady Melania Trump on Monday unveiled this year's White House decorations for Christmas under the theme "America the Great".
2020-12-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
NZ add Conway as cover for Watling for 1st Test against WI
Hamilton, Dec 1 (IANS) New Zealand have added Devon Conway in their squad as an injury cover for regular wicketkeeper-batsman BJ Watling, who has picked up a hamstring niggle ahead of the two-match Test series against West Indies team which begins Thursday at the Seddon Park.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Play old Sony PlayStation games on new Microsoft Xbox series
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Microsoft will not love this news but developers have emulated old Sony PlayStation games onto the new Microsoft Xbox Series X and S gaming consoles.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Knight Riders to invest in US-based Major League Cricket
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The Knight Riders Group, which already owns Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League and the Trinbago Knight Riders in the Caribbean Premier League, will be investing in the US-based Major League Cricket (MLC), the multi-million dollar T20 tournament expected to start in 2022.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Nasty Nov: 1/3rd of total Covid cases added to Delhi's tally (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) November has turned out to be the most precarious month for the national capital in managing the rage of Covid-19 pandemic. The month recorded an unprecedented number of cases and fatalities since the pandemic struck.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
UK Covid-19 situation 'back under control' after 2nd lockdown
London, Dec 1 (IANS) UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock said that the coronavirus situation is "back under control" as the month-long lockdown in England, the second of its kind since the onset of the pandemic, is due to end on Wednesday.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Akhara Parishad supports change of name for Hyderabad
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 1 (IANS) The Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP), the apex body of saints, has come out in support of the suggestion for a change of name of Hyderabad.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Russia 'actively' dovetailing Eurasian bloc, BRI
Moscow, Dec 1 (IANS) Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said that his country and its partners are "actively" dovetailing the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) with the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
2020-12-01
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Equity indices open in green, Nifty above 13,000
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices opened on a positive note on Tuesday tracking gains in the Asian markets.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Polling begins in 11 UP legislative council seats
Lucknow, Dec 1 (IANS) Polling to 11 Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council seats began on Tuesday in 72 districts of Uttar Pradesh.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Covid-19 could result in more HIV cases, AIDS-related deaths: UN
United Nations, Dec 1 (IANS) On World AIDS Day on Tuesday, a latest report from the Joint UN Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has warned that the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic could result in 123,000 to 293,000 new HIV cases and 69,000 to 148,000 additional AIDS-related deaths in the next two years.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Politics
Apple hires venture capitalist Josh Elman to ramp up App Store
San Francisco, Dec 1 (IANS) Apple has hired prominent venture capitalist Josh Elman to ramp up its App Store amid the controversy surrounding the developer fee and an ongoing legal battle with Epic Games over the removal of Fortnite game.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Farmer leaders call meeting before talks with Centre
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Farmer leaders belonging to more than 30 unions on Tuesday called for an urgent meeting to take a decision on the invitation for talks from the Central government to discuss the issues on which they have been protesting for the last five days.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Arizona certifies Biden's victory over Trump in prez polls
Phoenix, Dec 1 (IANS) Arizona has certified its results for the November 3 presidential election, confirming President-elect Joe Biden's victory over incumbent President Donald Trump with the US state's 11 electoral votes.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
Sri Lanka WC winner Asanka Gurusinha to coach Nigeria
Abuja (Nigeria), Dec 1 (IANS) Asanka Gurusinha, who was part of the 1996 World Cup winning Sri Lanka team, has been appointed as Nigeria's head coach and high-performance director.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Nigeria,Sports,Cricket
US FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to step down on Jan 20
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) Ajit Pai, the first Asian-American to chair the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC), has announced plans to leave the commission the day when President-elect Joe Biden is scheduled to take the oath on January 20.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United States,Technology,Diaspora
Zoom quadruples its revenue again, adds 63K new subscribers
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Riding on the pandemic-driven remote work, video conferencing app Zoom has once again quadrupled its quarterly revenue, registering $777.2 million in its third fiscal quarter that ended on October 31 -- up 367 per cent (year-over-year).
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Jason Holder signs up with Sydney Sixers for BBL 10
Sydney, Dec 1 (IANS) Sydney Sixers have signed West Indies Test captain Jason Holder on a three-game deal for the upcoming edition of the Big Bash League (BBL).
2020-12-01
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Covid-19 hospitalisations hit all-time high in US
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) Hospitalisation of coronavirus infected patients in the US have reached an all-time high as the country is witnessing an ongoing resurgence of new confirmed cases, according to the the Covid Tracking Project.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Prisoners released during pandemic in UP, asked to return to jail
Lucknow, Dec 1 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided not to further extend the parole of convicted prisoners.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ITTF CEO confident in table tennis' bright future
Beijing, Dec 1 (IANS) After table tennis made a return to the international stage amid the Covid-19 pandemic, ITTF CEO Steve Dainton has expressed his full confidence in the sport's bright future.
2020-12-01
Category: International, China,Sports,Other Sports
The sound of Indian music at the Grammys
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Amid all the noise about snubs and transparency, there are a few Indian tunes that have struck the right note at the Grammy Award nominations this year.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
NY Governor calls for stopping small gatherings
New York, Dec 1 (IANS) New York state Governor Andrew Cuomo has asked people to stop gathering even in small numbers and initiated emergency measures for hospitals in preparation for a fierce surge of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
AYUSH Deptt to study Art of living foundation's Covid cure
Bengaluru, Dec 1 (IANS) Spiritual leader and founder of Art of Living Foundation, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has said the breakthrough in Siddha research by making -- 'Kabasura Kudineer', an AYUSH medicine -- in tablet form helps to prevent and tackle Covid-19.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
List of farmers' demands not just limited to farm laws
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The farmers protesting along the borders of the national capital are not just demanding withdrawal of the new agricultural laws implemented by the Central government but also relaxations over penalties associated with stubble burning, including others.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Guterres urges greater inclusion of specially-abled persons in society
United Nations, Dec 1 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for greater inclusion of specially-abled persons in society, including in Covid-19 response and recovery.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
Polling underway in Greater Hyderabad amid tight security
Hyderabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Amid tight security, polling got underway for the elections to Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) on Tuesday.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Biden-Harris name Indian-American as executive director for inauguration
New York, Dec 1 (IANS) US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have appointed Indian-American Maju Varghese, who steered their campaign, to be the executive director of their inauguration ? the swearing-in ceremony and the festivities around it.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United States,Diaspora,Politics
Facebook News arrives in UK as company steps up investment
San Francisco, Dec 1 (IANS) Facebook has announced to bring its News platform to the UK, along with stepping up new investments focused on journalism.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Global Covid-19 cases surpass 63mn mark: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed the 63 million mark, while the deaths have surged to more than 1.46 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Facebook acquires customer service platform Kustomer for $1bn
San Francisco, Dec 1 (IANS) Facebook has acquired Kustomer, a startup specialising in customer-service platforms and chatbots, for a reported sum of $1 billion.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Chinese mainland reports 8 new imported Covid cases
Beijing, Dec 1 (IANS) The Chinese mainland reported eight new imported Covid-19 cases on Monday, bringing the total number of imported cases to 3,866.
2020-12-01
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
George Clooney: I was bad in 'Batman & Robin'
Los Angeles, Dec 1 (IANS) Hollywood star George Clooney has admitted that he was bad in the 1997 superhero film Batman & Robin.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Farmers question govt's 'one nation, one market' formula
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The opposition to the agricultural reforms introduced by the central government, which started in Parliament, has eventually reached the streets. Even as the government claimed that the newly passed farm laws fulfil the dream of 'one nation, one market' for agricultural products, the protesting farmers have questioned this.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Drew Barrymore: Cooking is very dear to my heart
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Hollywood actress Drew Barrymore says cooking is very important to her, ritualistic and romantically.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Washington Guv announces Covid exposure notification tool
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) The Governor of the US state of Washington Jay Inslee on has announced the launch of WA Notify, a "simple, anonymous exposure notification tool" to help stop the spread of Covid-19.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Kim Kardashian's picture of chaos to define 2020
Los Angeles, Dec 1 (IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has poked fun at the year 2020 and reflected her journey in the past 11 months in a family photograph.
2020-12-01
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Canada sees Covid surge, with nearly 6,000 daily cases
Ottawa, Dec 1 (IANS) As November nears its end, Canada reported a total of 374,051 Covid-19 cases and 12,076 deaths as of Monday afternoon, according to CTV.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
We believe in inclusive Hindutva, says K'taka Cong chief
Bengaluru, Dec 1 (IANS) Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) president, D.K. Shivakuamr on Monday said that the Congress "firmly believes in Hindutva ideology practiced and propagated by Mahatma Gandhi and Swami Vivekananda".
2020-12-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
HC disqualifies Vishwanath from becoming minister till 2021
Bengaluru, Dec 1 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court on Monday held a prima facie view that former Janata Dal (S) state unit president and Member of Legislative Council A. H. Vishwanath has incurred disqualification while two other nominees R. Shankar, and N. Nagaraj (MTB) have not.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
K'taka registers 998 new Covid positive cases
Bengaluru, Dec 1 (IANS) After nearly a gap of six months, Karnataka for the first time reported less than 1,000 fresh Covid-19 cases and 13 deaths due to the virus on Sunday and taking the total number of infections to 8,84,897 and death toll to 11,778, the Covid bulletin released by the Health Ministry on Monday revealed this.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Tomar proposes to meet farmer leaders on Tuesday
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar is expected to hold a meeting on Tuesday with the leaders of farmer groups that are protesting since last week against the newly passed farm laws by the Central government.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi Police file case for violent protests at Singhu border
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The Delhi Police have lodged an FIR against unknown people at the Alipur police station after clashes were reported last Friday between farmers and police teams at Singhu border in which public properties were damaged.
2020-12-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hours before GHMC polling, attack on Telangana BJP chief's car
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Hours before the polling for municipal elections in Greater Hyderabad, Telangana BJP President Bandi Sanjay Kumars car was allegedly attacked by some unknown persons on Necklace Road.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Active Covid cases in Andhra drop below 8,000
Amaravti, Nov 30 (IANS) Active Covid-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh dropped below the 8,000 mark to 7,840 on Monday, even as the gap between total number of cases and total recoveries continues to narrow.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Amid cyclones, Andhra Police lends hand to disaster management
Amaravati, Nov 30 (IANS) In the recent heavy rains, floods and very severe cyclonic storm Nivar, Andhra Pradesh Police was on the forefront to save lives, feed stranded people and bring order amid the chaos, officers said.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Frustrated Bumrah kicks 30-yard markers in 2nd ODI
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah's rough patch in ODI cricket has continued into India's ongoing series against Australia and his frustration showed in the second game at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday. An image of Bumrah kicking the markers for the 30-yard circle while fielding has gone viral on Twitter.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Gujarat's Covid toll nears 4K, positive tally 2,09,780
Gandhinagar, Nov 30 (IANS) Gujarat on Monday recorded 20 coronavirus deaths, the highest since August 25, taking its death toll to 3,989, while its tally rose to 2,09,780 with 1,502 fresh cases.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Leopard strays into girls' hostel in Guwahati, rescued
Guwahati, Nov 30 (IANS) Triggering panic among the people, an adult leopard strayed into a girls' hostel at a residential locality in Hengrabari here on Monday, officials said. The leopard was tranquilised after more than four hours of efforts and rescued by the forest officials later in the day.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife
Seven demands access to correspondence between CA, BCCI
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) Seven West Media has demanded access to correspondence between Cricket Australia (CA) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) with relation to an alleged changed schedule of India's ongoing tour of Australia.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
K'taka launches learning management system to help 4.5L students
Bengaluru, Nov 30 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Monday launched the Karnataka Learning Management System (LMS), an initiative that would benefit nearly 4.5 lakh students and 24,000 teachers to make an impact on their learning and teaching, respectively.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Politics
Assam to launch 'Orunodoi' scheme for empowering women
Guwahati, Nov 30 (IANS) In a bid to financially empower women and specially-abled persons, the Assam government would provide Rs 830 per month each to 18.20 lakh poor families under the ambitious 'Orunodoi' scheme, Finance and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Scindia meets Shivraj, sparks speculation over cabinet expansion
Bhopal, Nov 30 (IANS) Political circles in Madhya Pradesh are abuzz trying to understand the significance of a meeting between Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Rajya Sabha member Jyotiraditya Scindia amid discussions on a cabinet expansion and appointments in civic bodies. But Scindia has termed the expansion of the cabinet as the prerogative of the Chief Minister.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
After discharge, Yediyurappa's aide debunks suicide theory
Bengaluru, Nov 30 (IANS) Debunking the 'suicide theory', Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa's aide N.R. Santhosh on Monday claimed that he "never attempted" suicide, but "by mistake" consumed wrong medication due to which he fell unconscious.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Goa draw 1-1 with NorthEast, search for win continues
Margao (Goa), Nov 30 (IANS) FC Goa's search for a first win this season continues after their 1-1 draw against NorthEast United in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Fatorda Stadium on Monday. Igor Angulo scored just three minutes after NorthEast went ahead through a penalty that was successfully converted by Idrissa Sylla.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Zambia,Sports,Football
Kaif smashes 51-ball 57 to help Tapan beat Kalighat
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) Kaif Ahamed's 57 off 51 balls helped Tapan Memorial defeat Kalighat Club by 22 runs in a low-scoring match in the Bengal T20 Challenge on Monday at Eden Gardens.
2020-11-30
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
CPI (ML) Liberation stages protest against farm laws in Patna
Patna, Nov 30 (IANS) After the Centre, the Bihar government is now facing the heat of the opposition to the new farm laws passed by the Parliament in September.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
14 TDP legislators suspended on first day of Assembly
Amaravati, Nov 30 (IANS) Dramatic scenes played out on the first day of Andhra Pradesh winter Assembly session, leading to the suspension of 14 Telugu Desam Party (TDP) legislators for a day on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Perera's 97 powers Jaffna to big win in LPL
Hambantota (Sri Lanka), Nov 30 (IANS) Jaffna Stallions defeated Dambulla Viking by 66 runs in a Lanka Premier League T20 match here on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Plea in HC seeks inclusion of transgenders in prison report
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) A plea has been moved in the Delhi High Court seeking direction to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) to include data on transgender prisoners in its prison statistics report.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Medical colleges in Odisha to reopen from Dec 1
Bhubaneswar, Nov 30 (IANS) The Odisha government on Monday issued new Covid-19 guidelines for December, including allowing all medical colleges to reopen from December 1.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Orissa,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Rajkot hospital fire to be probed by different panel
Gandhinagar, Nov 30 (IANS) Due to time limitations owing to another hospital fire incident probe, the Gujarat government on Monday decided to hand over the investigation into the Rajkot hospital fire, which left five dead, from the Justice K.A. Punj (retd) panel to one headed by Justice D.A. Mehta (retd).
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Organised F&G retail's FY21 revenue expected to decline by 5-10%: Ind-Ra
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The revenue of India's organised food and grocery (F&G) retail is expected to decline by 5-10 per cent in FY21, India Ratings and Research said on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Captaincy not affecting Kohli, others have to step up: Harbhajan
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) India need more players performing consistently so as to take some pressure off Virat Kohli, who is not under any pressure of captaincy, feels veteran spinner Harbhajan Singh.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Rare pangolin rescued near Agra
Agra, Nov 30 (IANS) A rare and endangered Indian pangolin was rescued by the Wildlife SOS after it was seen wandering across a field in Bichpuri village, around 10 km from Agra city.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Pradhan takes on Priyanka in war of words on farm laws
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Amid the ongoing agitation over farmers laws, on a day when Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi targeted the Modi government, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launched a counter-attack on the Congress on Monday by bringing in the name of Robert Vadra.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India's office market to remain resilient in 2021: Knight Frank
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) India's office market will remain resilient in 2021, property consultancy Knight Frank said on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
DDC polls in J&K introduction of true self rule: Jatindra Singh
Srinagar, Nov 30 (IANS) Senior BJP leader and MoS in the PMO Jatindra Singh on Monday said the District Development Council (DDC) elections marked the beginning of a new chapter in the history of democracy in Jammu and Kashmir and an introduction of true self rule and true autonomy for the first time in the Union Territory.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Kerala sets up committee on vaccine manufacturing centre
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 30 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said that a committee under eminent virologist T. Jacob John has been constituted to study if it is possible to set up a vaccine manufacturing unit in the state.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Stage set for GHMC polls amid tight security
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Elaborate arrangements are in place as the stage is set for the elections to Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) on Tuesday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Electrical engineer in Gurugram dies in road mishap
Gurugram, Nov 30 (IANS) A 35-year-old electrical engineer with a private company based in Manesar, who hailed from Pauri Garhwal district in Uttarakhand, died after a speeding truck rammed into his motorcycle from behind near Narsinghpur village on the Delhi-Jaipur Expressway, the police said.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Konark Festival, Sand Art Festival to kick start from Dec 1
Bhubaneswar, Nov 30 (IANS) The twin events of Konark Festival of classical dance performances with the grand Sun Temple in the backdrop and the International Sand Art Festival will kick start in Odisha's Konark on December 1 and go on till December 5.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Orissa,National,Art/Culture/Books
To garner support, Mamata to launch campaign across Bengal from Dec 7
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) At a time when Trinamool Congress heavyweight leaders such as Suvendu Adhikari and many others are leaving the green stable ahead of the crucial 2021 state Assembly polls, here comes Bengala's firebrand showstopper Mamata Banerjee, for the much-needed political rescue.
2020-11-30
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
PM deviates from programme
Varanasi ( UP), Nov 30 (IANS) Deviating from his earlier programme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi went to the Ravidas Park and offered floral tributes to Sant Ravidas.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Kirti Kulhari watches film on big screen as mark of support to cinema halls
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kirti Kulhari is doing her bit to support the cinema hall industry, while it suffers losses amid the ongoing pandemic. The actress on Monday visited a theatre and shared photographs on social media to encourage netizens to do the same.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Auctioning of Goa mining leases is an option: CM
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) Goa may choose the auction route in its bid to restart the state's stricken mining sector, where extraction of the ore has been stopped following a Supreme Court order in 2018, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Jennifer Lawrence's family-owned summer camp destroyed by 'horrible fire'
Los Angeles, Nov 30 (IANS) A summer camp run by the family of Hollywood star Jennifer Lawrence has been destroyed by fire. Camp Hi-Ho as the property is known, is located in Simpsonville, Kentucky.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Gavaskar clears air on his 1975-76 paternity leave matter
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has clarified that he had not sought paternity leave from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to return to India during the twin tours of New Zealand and West Indies in 1975-76.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
BJP serves legal notice to Mamata's nephew for calling Dilip Ghosh 'goon'
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) West Bengal's BJP President Dilip Goosh on Monday sent a legal notice to Trinamool Congress MP and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee for calling him a 'goon and mafia'.
2020-11-30
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Malaria cases in India drops to 5.6mn in 2019: WHO report
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Malaria cases in India dropped from about 20 million cases in 2000 to about 5.6 million in 2019, said a World Health Organization report on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
Fifth-grader Mobina shares life lessons with IAS trainees
Bhopal, Nov 30 (IANS) Mobina, a fifth-grade student hailing from the Pandola village in Sheopur district of Madhya Pradesh has been sharing life lessons with trainees of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS). This may come as a surprise for many people but it is true that Mobina has been working to light up the lives of women from poor and economically weaker sections in her village.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Himachal minister just call away for Covid-19 patients
Shimla, Nov 30 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Urban Development Minister Suresh Bhardwaj on Monday asked Covid-19 patients to call him in case of any emergency.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Biden announces 'crisis tested' economic team, Neera Tanden to head Budget office
New York, Nov 30 (IANS) US President-elect Joe Biden on Monday announced key members of his "crisis tested" economic team including Janet Yellen as Secretary of the Treasury, Neera Tanden as Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and Wally Adeyemo as Deputy Secretary of the Treasury.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Diaspora,Politics
Odisha stands prepared for Covid vaccination
Bhubaneswar, Nov 30 (IANS) Odisha is now a step ahead in the preparations for Covid-19 vaccination in all parameters of the national guidelines, said an official on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Hrithik Roshan's post-shave video impresses B'wood buddies
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan has almost shaved off his beard and posted a video on Instagram, flaunting his new look. The actor looks fresh after giving his heavy beard a trim, and his buddies in Bollywood seem impressed.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Italian watchdog fines Apple 10mn euros over waterproofing claims
London, Nov 30 (IANS) The Italian anti-trust watchdog on Monday slapped a fine of 10 million euros on Apple for unfair commercial practices related to water-resistant claims in iPhones that date back to 2017.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kaif smashes 57 as Tapan beat Kalighat
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) Tapan Memorial put on an all-round performance to defeat Kalighat Club by 22 runs in a low-scoring match on Monday at Eden Gardens in the Bengal T20 Challenge.
2020-11-30
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Recoveries continue to outnumber new Covid cases in J&K
Jammu, Nov 30 (IANS) Recoveries again outnumbered new Covid-19 cases in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday as 483 patients were discharged after recovery as against 370 new cases detected during the last 24 hours.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Big B gives glimpse of a 'film that never got made'
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan has shared a throwback photo of his film that never got made, and many fans are amused with the revelation.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Festive push: Auto stocks to be in focus on Tuesday's trade
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) As the country's stock markets recommence trade on Tuesday after an extended weekend, analysts believe that automobile, manufacturing and utilities stocks will be in focus during the upcoming session.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
HAL delivers biggest cryogenic propellant tank to ISRO
Bengaluru, Nov 30 (IANS) India's premier aerospace company, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, on Monday delivered the biggest cryogenic propellant tank (C32 LH2) ever fabricated by the company to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) much ahead of the contractual schedule.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Hyderabad Airport's daily passenger footfall jumps to 30,000
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) The daily passenger footfall at Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) has crossed 30,000 in November, a 10-fold increase since the re-commencement of domestic operations from May 25 after Covid-19 induced lockdown.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
Urvashi Rautela says she wants to play Lady Diana
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actress Urvashi Rautela says her look in her latest music video, Teri load ve, is inspired by Lady Diana, and shared that working on her biopic is on her wishlist.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Sena leader compares 'Azaan' with 'Maha-Aarti', sparks row
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Maharashtra's ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi and opposition Bharatiya Janata Party were on Monday again in a confrontation - this time over 'Azaan' and 'Maha-Aarti'.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Opinion/Commentary,Religion
Nagaur MP to Amit Shah: Will reconsider RLP's alliance with NDA if farm bills not withdrawn
Jaipur, Nov 30 (IANS) Nagaur MP Hanuman Beniwal on Monday wrote a letter to Union Home Minister Amit Shah in which he strongly said that the Rashtriya Loktantrik Party (RLP) would reconsider its alliance with the NDA if the central government does not withdraw the three farm bills.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Essar Projects completes construction of bridge in Papua New Guinea
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Essar Projects PNG (EPPNG) on Monday said it had completed construction of the Bailey bridge over the Waghi river in Papua New Guinea, thus providing a lifeline to about 6,000 local residents who will now be able to access basic government services.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Rajeev Khandelwal reveals why he can't accept any compliments for 'Naxalbari'
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actor Rajeev Khandelwal is not ready to accept compliments for his latest web series Naxalbari. Rajeev took to Twitter on Monday to explain why, and also made what he calls is an honest confession in the process.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Jisshu Sengupta: I am a very spontaneous actor
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Jisshu Sengupta, who will be seen essaying the role of a cop in the upcoming horror flick, Durgamati, says he is not one of those actors who rehearses before going on set.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
After Bihar loss, Rahul takes stock of poll preparedness in Assam, TN
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) After the Bihar defeat in which the Congress was found to be the weakest link in the Grand Alliance, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has started taking stock of poll preparedness in the states where the party is likely to go with an alliance partner.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
4 SHOs suspended in Bihar for failing to implement liquor ban
Patna, Nov 30 (IANS) Since the formation of the new government in Bihar, Director General of Police (DGP) AK Singhal has suspended four station house officers (SHOs) for their alleged inability to implement the liquor ban law in their respective jurisdictions.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
AP Assembly pays tributes to Pranab, SPB, late members
Amaravati, Nov 30 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh Assembly paid glowing tributes to late former President Pranab Mukherjee, famous playback singer S.P. Balasubrahmanyam and its deceased members as the house commenced its winter session on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Jackie Shroff associates with an environmental film fest
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actor Jackie Shroff is an ambassador of the first annual All Living Things Environmental Film Festival this year. The festival, originally meant to take place in Panchgani, will be held virtually in December due to the pandemic.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Assam to reopen elementary schools too as Covid cases dip
Guwahati, Nov 30 (IANS) Considering the improved Covid-19 situation, the Assam government has decided to reopen elementary schools -- Nursery to Class 6 -- from January 1, Education and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Assam,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Man commits suicide a month after wife ended life
Ranchi, Nov 30 (IANS) A man committed suicide a month after his wife had ended her life in Jharkhand's East Singhbhum district on Monday, the police said.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sweden focused on science & technology in India
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Sweden aims to strengthen its ties with India in the area of science and technology as the two countries are celebrating the Nobel Memorial Week in the memory of the great inventor Alfred Nobel.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
States, UTs directed to check fire safety measures in hospitals
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Centre on Monday directed all states and Union Territories (UTs) to ensure fire safety measures in all hospitals and nursing homes in the wake of recent various fire incidents at such institutions.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Neha Marda: Playing mom on-screen has brought out a motherly side in me
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actress Neha Marda says playing a mother in a TV show has brought alive her maternal instinct.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
First-of-its-kind museum to conserve sacred trees of Sikhism
Chandigarh, Nov 30 (IANS) Punjab Governor and Chandigarh Administrator V.P. Singh Badnore on Monday virtually inaugurated the first-of-its-kind Museum of Trees -- a unique environmental project here for conservation of sacred trees of Sikhism after which many Sikh gurudwaras are named.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics,Religion
Shilpa Shetty shows how to start day on energetic note
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty prefers to kick-start her day on an energetic note, and yoga helps her prepare her for the day ahead.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Royal Enfield more than brand name of a legendary bike
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Few brands inspire the kind of devotion that an Enfield does. Its distinctive look and feel, the sound of its engine and the image that it creates of its rider have all contributed to putting the brand on the kind of pedestal that others could only dream of.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
Bigg Boss 14: Did Pavitra Punia hide the fact that she is married?
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) A hotelier named Sumit Maheshwari has accused Bigg Boss 14 evicted contestant Pavitra Punia of keeping their marriage a secret, and cheating on him four times. On the show, Pavitra spoke about getting engaged, but did not reveal the name of the person with whom she was engaged.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Modi celebrates 'Dev Deepawali' in Varanasi
Varanasi (UP), Nov 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi lit the first 'diya' on 'Dev Deepawali' and set off celebrations for the festival that is marked by lighting lakhs of earthen lamps on the banks of the Ganga here.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Sachet-Parampara announce the beginning of their 'fairy tale'
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Bekhayali fame composer duo Sachet Tandon and Parampara Thakur on Monday shared photographs from their engagement and Mehendi ceremony.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Moderna asking US, European regulators to greenlight Covid-19 vax
New York, Nov 30 (IANS) Moderna Inc, which has reported its Covid-19 vaccine is 94 per cent effective, on Monday announced it is filing with US and European regulators for emergency use authorisation.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Show me 20 people benefiting from Rs 20 lakh cr package: KTR
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Blaming the Centre's policies for the country's economy sliding into recession, Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Working President K.T. Rama Rao challenged it to show 20 people who have benefited from its Rs 20 lakh crore stimulus package.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Mumbai looking to maintain momentum against East Bengal (Preview Match 13)
Bambolim (Goa), Nov 30 (IANS) After securing their first win of the season, Mumbai City FC will be keen to build on the momentum when they face SC East Bengal in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the GMC Stadium on Tuesday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
K'taka gears up for panchayat polls in Dec, EVMs to be used in Bidar
Bengaluru, Nov 30 (IANS) The Karnataka State Election Commission (KSEC) on Monday announced the dates for gram panchayat elections for 5,762 panchayats in two phases.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Kareena Kapoor Khan goes pink in Palampur
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Bollywood diva Kareena Kapoor Khan has gone pink for her latest post on social media, in a selfie she posted on Instagram.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Abdullah-Mufti family treated J&K youth as stepchild: Anurag Thakur
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Anurag Thakur, Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, on Monday launched a blistering attack on the Abdullah and Mufti family in Jammu and Kashmir, saying they sacrificed democracy and democratic values in J&K.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
80% of India Inc fear more fraud cases in next 2 yrs: Deloitte survey
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The uncertainty and business disruption brought about by the pandemic has contributed to fears amongst corporate India about the rise in fraud cases in the future.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Technology
Telangana BJP protests state Election Commission's 'bias'
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders on Monday staged a protest at the office of Telangana State Election Commission (SEC), alleging that it is working to favour ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) in Tuesday's municipal elections in Greater Hyderabad.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Madhuri Dixit celebrates 13 years of 'Aaja Nachle'
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actress Madhuri Dixit Nene took to social media to celebrate her film, Aaja Nachle, which released 13 years ago on this day. The 2007 release had marked her return to acting after a break.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
World Test Championship format needs a review: ICC chief
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Four days after India captain Virat Kohli described the new percentage points system of the much-debated World Test Championship (WTC) as "very confusing, very difficult to understand why", new ICC chairman Gregor John Barclay said on Monday that its format needed a review after the Covid-affected maiden edition is completed.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Researchers find fast-moving gas flowing away from star
London, Nov 30 (IANS) A unique stage of planetary system evolution has been imaged by astronomers, showing fast-moving carbon monoxide gas flowing away from a star system over 400 light years away.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech
Alaya F. shares her secret of striking a svelte pose
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Bollywood actress Alaya F. has a witty yet effective tip for fans who wish to strike a uber-slim pose during photo-ops.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
GST enablement on UPI: 4 months let-off from penalty on invoices without QR code
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) In an significant move to promote digital payments in Business to Customer (B2C) transactions through QR Code and GST enablement on UPI, the government has conditionally waived the penalty provisions for a period of four months from December 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021 for issuing invoices without mandatory dynamic QR code by the registered persons with a turnover exceeding Rs 500 crore, sources said.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Chhattisgarh govt begins process to employ engineers on contract
New Delhi/Raipur, Nov 30 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has initiated a process to employ the unemployed youth of the state.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Growing presence of Chinese research and fishing vessels in Indian Ocean Region raises security concerns
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) India has observed that there is an increasing trend of Chinese research vessels and fishing vessels operating in the Indian Ocean Region, raising security concerns for countries in the ocean.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Industry expresses concerns over draft Pesticides Management Bill
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The agrochemicals industry has expressed concerns over the draft Pesticides Management Bill 2020, such as the need for a time-bound, predictable, stable and transparent process for registration of products, which need to be addressed immediately by the government before the bill is passed.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Expanding outreach: Indian Navy ties up with 21 nations for maritime awareness
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) In a sign of its growing global outreach, the Indian Navy is associating with 21 countries and 22 multi-national agencies for quick sharing of information related to maritime activities in the Indian Ocean Region.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Remo D'Souza says late Saroj Khan wanted him to make her biopioc
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) National Award-winning choreographer and filmmaker Remo D'Souza is keen to make a film on Saroj Khan, and he says its was the late choreographer's wish.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Zareen Khan starts fundraiser for former tutor's treatment
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actress Zareen Khan is raising funds for her former tutor, who is undergoing treatment for partial paralysis and brain damage.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Andhra Assembly passes PRI amendment Bill despite opposition
Amaravati, Nov 30 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Monday passed the Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Bill 2020 by a voice vote amid opposition objections.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Agricultural activity in Goa dropped 34% since liberation: Report
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) Agriculture as a rural economic activity has dropped from 60 per cent at the time of Goa's liberation in 1961 to a mere 16.6 per cent of the state's population, according to a government study.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
130 khap panchayats of Haryana to join stir from Tuesday
Chandigarh, Nov 30 (IANS) At least 130 khap panchayats (community courts) of Haryana on Monday announced that they will join the ongoing farmer agitation on Delhi borders from Tuesday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Six minor girls being sent to Delhi rescued in Ranchi
Ranchi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Railway Protection Force (RPF) 'Nanhe Farishtey' team rescued six minor girls being sent to New Delhi by the Rajdhani Express on Monday, police said.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
HIV/AIDS epidemic in N-E India alarming: Report (AIDS Day Special)
Agartala/Aizawl, Nov 30 (IANS) The status of HIV/AIDS epidemic in north-eastern states of India is indeed alarming, said a report by the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO).
2020-11-30
Category: India, Tripura,National,Health/Medicine
After Nivar, cyclone 'Burevi' to affect Tamil Nadu, Kerala
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday announced that a cyclone brewing in the Bay of Bengal is likely to affect Tamil Nadu and Kerala, less than a week after cyclone Nivar wreaked havoc in the southern states.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Shazam offering up to five months' free Apple Music subscription
San Francisco, Nov 30 (IANS) Apple is offering up to a five months' free trial of Apple Music to new users with the offer available through the company's Shazam music identification app.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
No respite from rains, 3 more days of rainfall forecast for Andhra
Amaravati, Nov 30 (IANS) Indicating no respite from rains in Andhra Pradesh, the Met department on Monday forecast thunderstorms with lightning in parts of south coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema for three days from Wednesday to Friday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
Chadwick Boseman gets special tribute from Marvel
Los Angeles, Nov 30 (IANS) The late Hollywood star Chadwick Boseman has been honoured with a new opening montage in the original Black Panther, highlighting his appearance in the title role.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Spotify testing Instagram-like Stories feature
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Swedish music streaming service Spotify is testing a new Instagram-style Stories feature for its playlists.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Why is Centre adamant, not listening to farmers: Punjab CM
Dera Baba Nanak (Punjab), Nov 30 (IANS) Terming the farmers' fight against the farm laws as just, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday asked the Centre why it was being adamant on the issue and not listening to the farmers.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Bhumi: Horror is tough because you have to convince audience who knows it isn't real
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar, who is gearing up for the release of her upcoming film Durgamati, says she wants to explore all genres. She also opened up on the basic challenge for an actor while working in a horror film.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Prominent sportspersons from Punjab, Haryana back protesting farmers
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Amid the ongoing agitation by the farmers, prominent sportspersons from Punjab and Haryana have extended their support to them, while some others have implored them to assist the Central government in finding a solution to the contentious issue.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Nizam's grandson decries attempts to tarnish former ruler
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) A day after Union Home Minister Amit Shah stated that BJP wants to free Hyderabad from the "Nizam culture", the seventh and last ruling Nizam Mir Osman Ali Khan's grandson Nawab Najaf Ali Khan said on Tuesday that politicians cannot change the 'Ganga Jamuni Tehzeeb' which has been a part of the culture of Hyderabad for centuries.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
India's economic fundamentals strong, hopeful of growth trajectory: Toyota (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Even as pent-up demand wanes, auto major Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) is optimistic about the future growth trajectory via low interest rate regime, promotional offers as well as India's sound economic fundamentals.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sunny Leone: Been waiting to be on a set for the longest time
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Sunny Leone had a good time with her family during lockdown. Now that the film industry is getting back on its feet after a hiatus, she is happy about her hectic schedule.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Man beaten to death in Gurugram in scuffle over drinking liquor
Gurugram, Nov 30 (IANS) A 26-year-old man identified as Hoshiyaar and hailing from Bulandshahr district in Uttar Pradesh, was allegedly beaten to death by a hotel owner identified as Sanjay Kumar and his friend Anil, in a fight over drinking liquor in Gurugram, the police said on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fear of reinjuring, length, wary batsmen may be hurting Bumrah
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Jasprit Bumrah's poor form in ODIs from early this year has continued to chase him in Australia despite his impressive showing for the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League T20 over the last couple of months.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Jisshu Sengupta on why he said yes to 'Durgamati'
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Actor Jisshu Sengupta is gearing up for the release of the upcoming horror drama, Durgamati, and he says it was the story and the character that prompted him to take up the role.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
2 Delhi patients found reinfected with Covid within month of recovery, says hospital
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Sir Ganga Ram Hospital has reported two peculiar cases about two patients which it says have re-contracted the Covid-19 infection within a short span of recovery from the viral disease.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
Salman Ali, Sunny Hindustani return to 'Indian Idol' stage
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Former Indian Idol winners Salman Ali and Sunny Hindustani are back on the stage of the singing-based reality show again. The winners of the last two seasons will be seen boosting confidence of the budding talents on the current season, and tutoring them from their experiences to perform well.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Auto wholesale billings to moderate as peak festive season ends: Ind-Ra
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) With the festive season now over in India, India Ratings and Researchers expects wholesale billings to moderate in the next couple of months, given that the inventory has already reached to a high level.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Modi defending 3 Farm Acts shows govt opposed to solving farmers issues: AIKSCC
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC) on Monday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his defence of the three Farm Bills passed in Parliament in September this year, saying it shows that the government is completely opposed to resolving the demands of the farmers.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
ECLGS 2.0 enough to fund cash-flow drop of pandemic-hit firms: Crisil
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS 2.0), extended under the Aatmanirbhar Bharat 3.0 to eligible companies in 26 stressed sectors identified by the K.V. Kamath Committee, and also to the healthcare sector, can potentially infuse Rs 40,000 crore liquidity for rated eligible companies, global Analytics firm Crisil said.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
GM veteran Jose Pinheiro to head Ola's electric biz operations
Bengaluru, Nov 30 (IANS) Ride-hailing major Ola on Monday said it has appointed former General Motors executive Jose Pinheiro as Head of Global Manufacturing and Operations for its electric business.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Rahul Roy graceful and kind as a newcomer, recalls Hansal Mehta
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Filmmaker Hansal Mehta on Monday went down memory lane to recall his experience of working with ailing actor Rahul Roy. Mehta had shot a music video with Rahul, then a newcomer, in the nineties.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Deep learning can predict breast cancer risk
New York, Nov 30 (IANS) Researchers have developed a deep learning model that identifies imaging biomarkers on screening mammograms to predict a patient's risk for developing breast cancer with greater accuracy than traditional risk assessment tools.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Modi govt authoritarian; wont go to Burari: Farmers
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The agitating farmers on Monday accused the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre of being communal, fascist and authoritarian, and rejected the government's demand to assemble at the Sant Nirankari ground in Burari to stage their protest.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Chhalaang' director Hansal Mehta decodes why sports-based films do well
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Filmmaker Hansal Mehta, who is currently riding high on the success of his new sports drama Chhalaang, has revealed why sports-based films do well.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Punjab CM lays foundation stones of developmental projects
Sultanpur Lodhi/Dera Baba Nanak, Nov 30 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday laid the foundation stones of six developmental projects worth Rs 40.75 crore in Sultanpur Lodhi to commemorate birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Experts debunk Chinese scientists' Covid virus India origin claim
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Health experts in India have refuted a claim made by Chinese scientists in a preprint paper that suggests that the Indian subcontinent might be the place where the earliest human-to-human SARS-CoV-2 transmission occurred.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
Delhi Govt reduces RT-PCR test cost to Rs 800
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) In its big announcement amid the Covid crisis, the Delhi government on Monday reduced the cost of the RT-PCR test to Rs 800 from Rs 2,400 to ensure that maximum people can avail the much reliable testing facility being provide to people infected with the deadly disease.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
Women at higher risk of heart attack death than men: Study
Toronto, Nov 30 (IANS) Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have revealed that women face a 20 per cent increased risk of developing heart failure or dying after the first severe heart attack compared to men.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
India's 5G subscription to surpass 350 mn in 2026: Ericsson
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) In India, 5G subscriptions will surpass 350 million, accounting for 27 per cent of all mobile subscriptions in 2026, Swedish gear maker Ericsson said in a report on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
India 5G subscriptions to surpass 350mn in 2026: Ericsson
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) In India, 5G subscriptions will surpass 350 million, accounting for 27 per cent of all mobile subscriptions in 2026, Swedish gear maker Ericsson said in a report on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
Baba Amte's grand-daughter Sheetal dies by suicide
Chandrapur (Maharashtra), Nov 30 (IANS) Renowned social worker Dr. Sheetal Amte-Karajgi - the grand-daughter of the legendary Baba Amte - committed suicide at the famous Anandwan Ashram here on Monday morning, police said.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ahmedabad University holds its 10th convocation online
Ahmedabad, Nov 30 (IANS) The 10th Convocation of Ahmedabad University saw 826 graduates passing out from the batch of 2020.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Education
Security beefed up at Delhi-Gurugram border amid farmers' stir
Gurugram, Nov 30 (IANS) As the farmers' protests against the three Union Farm laws passed by the Central government reached the fifth day, the Delhi and Gurugram police on Monday tightened and beefed up the security further at the Delhi-Gurugram border on National Highway-48.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Gold in nail cutters, face cream, model cars seized at Chennai
Chennai, Nov 30 (IANS) Chennai Air Customs on Monday said gold, weighing 286 grams and valued at Rs 14.12 lakh, was seized from a person who had tried to smuggle it into the country, concealed in various items of personal care.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Big B: Babuji left me his life and works
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Iconic actor Amitabh Bachchan says his life and work is nothing compared to the legacy of his father and late eminent poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Dev Patel-starrer 'The Personal History Of David Copperfield' in Indian theatres on Dec 11
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Dev Patel is all set to return to the Indian screens. His new film, The Personal History Of David Copperfield, will hit the theatres on December 11.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Tourists without masks to be photographed, fined: Panaji Mayor
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) Cracking the whip on tourists who refuse to wear face masks and argue against civic authorities, Panaji Mayor Uday Madkaikar said on Monday that police will henceforth accompany officials enforcing the norm and that errant tourists will be photographed and fined.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Class XII student commits suicide in posh Kolkata high-rise
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) A Class Xii student committed suicide by jumping off the 24th floor of a post high-rise in Kolkata's EM Bypass locality on Monday, the police said. The residents of the building heard a thud and saw the boy lying in a pool of blood near Tower No. 5. They informed the police immediately.
2020-11-30
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kaspersky partners Indian CERT-In to create secure cyberspace
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) In a bid to create a safe and secure cyber space in India, cybersecurity firm Kaspersky on Monday singed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) at the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY).
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology,Defence/Security
Farmers should talk to Centre to clear confusion over agri bills: Bihar CM
Patna, Nov 30 (IANS) While farmers in the country are on the roads, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said that they should talk to the Centre to sort out the confusion over the new agri bills.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
TV actress accuses casting director of rape, probe on: Mumbai Police
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) An FIR has been registered against a casting director on charge of raping a TV actress, says Mumbai police.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Banks to post larger capital declines without support: Moody's
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Banks in India are expected to post larger capital declines without public or private injections, Moody's Investors Service said in a report.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Hackers can dupe DNA scientists into creating deadly viruses
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) In what may put the future potential Covid vaccine development at risk, researchers have spotted a new form of biohacking that can dupe DNA scientists into unknowingly creating deadly viruses.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech,Technology
Ryan Reynolds shares glimpse of sci-fi biggie 'The Adam Project'
Los Angeles, Nov 30 (IANS) Hollywood star Ryan Reynolds has shared a glimpse of the world of his upcoming film, The Adam Project, saying he is happy to reunite with Director Shawn Levy.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
1 in 5 families to attend weddings raising Covid spread fears: Survey
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) At a time when the coronavirus infection is fast spreading, one in five families say that they will be attending engagements and weddings this season, sparking fears of the situation worsening in the country, a survey revealed on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Here are top games you must play on Sony PS5, Xbox Series
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The next generation of Microsoft Xbox Series X/S and the Sony PlayStation 5 consoles are fast disappearing from the shelves and those who are the lucky ones can play these games to elevate their experience.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Deepika on being part of India's contribution to global space technology
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone feels humbled to play a part in the Indian contribution to global space technology and innovation as an investor.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Uttarakhand has a bridge for reptiles, animals
Nainital (Uttarakhand), Nov 30 (IANS) A bridge for reptiles may sound uncanny but the Uttarakhand Forest Department has built a first-of-its-kind elevated eco-bridge across a busy highway in Ramnagar forest division so that reptiles trying to cross over are not crushed under traffic.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Didi to kickstart 'door-to-door government' drive in Bengal
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government is gearing up for its mass outreach programme ahead of the crucial assembly polls scheduled in 2021. The programme, titled door-to-door government, will kickstart from December 1 where the state administration would highlight 10 different state government schemes running across Bengal.
2020-11-30
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
When Irrfan Khan 'memed' himself
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Babil Khan, son of actor Irrfan Khan, has shared a hilarious picture where the late star has memed himself.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Farm laws bring new options to farmers: Modi
Varanasi (UP), Nov 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday that the new farm laws have brought new options and opportunities for farmers and also provides legal protection against to them.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Nimrat at Gurudwara her family has been visiting for 25 years
Noida, Nov 30 (IANS) Bollywood actress Nimrat Kaur on Monday shared that she feels fortunate to visit the Gurudwara on Guru Nanak Jayanti this year, which her family has been visiting for 25 years.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Farmers' plight compels Gurgaon surgeons to set up medical camp
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The plight of farmers sitting at Delhi's borders asking the Central government to change its new farm laws has captured the attention of entire nation.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Metro passenger gets new lease of life, courtesy CISF troopers
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Quick thinking on part of CISF personnel helped save the life of a 50-year-old passenger riding a Delhi Metro as they performed a cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) process on him, official sources said on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Amid pandemic, post-antibiotic era throws another challenge to mankind
Jaipur, Nov 30 (IANS) Amid the pandemic, another challenge has been thrown up before mankind as antibiotic resistance has emerged as one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Banks acting as villains for traders, alleges CAIT
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Monday urged Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to prevent banks from entering into an "unholy nexus" with e-commerce companies which is damaging "small businesses".
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
2020 will be known as year of internal discovery: Modi
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The year just ending may be called by some as one of external disruptions due to the coronavirus pandemic but for India, it will be known as a year of internal discovery, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, affirming that "reforms and resolve, resilience and responsibility will power our journey in the coming year".
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Pakistan violates LoC ceasefire in J&K's Poonch
Jammu, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistan troops fired with small firearms and also indulged in shelling with mortars on Monday to violate ceasefire on the line of control (LoC) in J&K's Poonch district.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Commission agents and the Congress have instigated farmers: BJP spokesperson (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) believes that some political organisations including Punjab's commission agents, middlemen and the Congress are behind the farmers' agitation going on at the Delhi border. BJP's national economic affairs spokesperson Gopal Krishna Agarwal claims that the new law led to a hit of six thousand crore rupees annually and that is why 25,000 commission agents began instigating the common farmer.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Call for Covid-19 studies to focus on mucosal immunity
New York, Nov 30 (IANS) Researchers have stressed that more Covid-19 studies should be devoted to how immunity to coronavirus emerges in the mucous membranes of the nose and mouth.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Modi interacts with 3 teams developing corona vaccines
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held virtual meetings with three teams working on the development and manufacture of vaccines against Covid-19, and discussed the potential of various platforms for vaccine development.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bharti AXA posts 10% growth in renewal premium in H1
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Bharti AXA Life Insurance, a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and insurer AXA, said on Monday that it registered 10 per cent growth in its renewal premium to Rs 594 crore in the first half of the financial year 2020-21 from Rs 541 crore in the corresponding fiscal period a year ago.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
ED reaches Uralungal Labour Contract Co-operative Society in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 30 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) probing the gold smuggling and other cases in Kerala on Monday came to the office of the Uralungal Labour Contract Co-operative Society (ULCCS) Ltd at Kozhikode.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Four Olympic-quota winning boxers inducted in TOPS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Simranjit Kaur, 2018 World Championship bronze medallist, is among the four boxers who have been included in the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS), the Sports Authority of India (SAI) informed on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
S.Korea to toughen quarantine measures
Seoul, Nov 30 (IANS) South Korea on Monday announced its decision to toughen quarantine measures amid rising concerns over a third wave of the coronavirus pandemic in the country.
2020-11-30
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Amalgamation of LVB with DBS Bank completed, Rs 2,500 cr fund injection soon (Ld)
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) is now amalgamated with DBS Bank India Limited (DBIL), the wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore-based DBS Group Holdings Ltd.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Team waiting to run on the lush green pitch, says coach Maymol
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Maymol Rocky, head coach of Indian women's football team, is excited as the team begins its preparation for the forthcoming AFC Women's Asian Cup qualifiers.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
CM dedicated to resolve farmers' problems: Andhra Minister
Amaravati, Nov 30 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy is dedicated to resolve any roblems faced by state farmers, Agriculture Minister Kurasala Kannababu said on Monday in the Assembly as its winter session began.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Jabra launches true wireless earbuds in India for Rs 18,999
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Denmark-based wearable brand Jabra on Monday launched a true wireless earbuds Jabra Elite 85t for Rs 18,999 in the India market.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
'Chennai volunteer for Serum wanted investigation, but company is intimidating'
Chennai, Nov 30 (IANS) The 40-year old volunteer, who works as a business consultant had wanted to investigate the cause of him contracting severe neurological health complications he had suffered after being vaccinated with Covidshield shots under development at Serum Institute of India, but the company was intimidating him with a threat of over Rs 100 crore damage suit, said his advocates.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Xiaomi Mi 11 to be launched in Jan 2021: Report
Beijing, Nov 30 (IANS) Xiaomi Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro flagship phones went official in February this year. A new report claims that the smartphone maker may announce the Xiaomi Mi 11 as well as Mi 11 Pro in January 2021.
2020-11-30
Category: International, China,Technology
Halsey slams Grammys, calls for transparency
Los Angeles, Nov 30 (IANS) After being snubbed at the Grammy nominations this year, American singer-songwriter Halsey has called out the nomination process, criticising it for being about more than just releasing quality music or cultural impact.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
British mercenaries probed over SL war crimes: Report
London, Nov 30 (IANS) The Metropolitan Police have launched a probe into British mercenaries over their alleged involvement in the decades-long Sri Lankan civil war, a media report said on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Weather red alert in four Kerala dists, orange in three
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 30 (IANS) A 'red alert' has been issued in Kerala's southern districts of Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta and Alappuzha, and 'orange alert' in Kottayam, Idukki and Ernakulam districts till Thursday owing to predictions of inclement weather conditions.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Ronit Roy's son orders Play Station 4 online, receives blank paper
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actor Ronit Roy on Monday alleged that his son has received a blank piece of paper after ordering a Play Station 4 GTA 5 online!
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Bigg Boss 14: Rubina reveals troubled marriage with Abhinav Shukla
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Bigg Boss 14 housemate Rubina Dilaik has made a shocking revelation in the ongoing show, saying that she was on the verge of divorcing her husband and co-contestant Abhinav Shukla before entering the reality show.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Amazon workers in Germany set to hold another strike: Report
Berlin, Nov 30 (IANS) In an attempt to disrupt Black Friday order processing, trade union Ver.di (United Service Union) has called on workers at an Amazon warehouse in Germany to hold their second strike in a span of less than a week, the media reported.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Germany,Business/Economy,Technology
Bigg Boss 14: Eijaz Khan reveals he was touched inappropriately in childhood
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Bigg Boss 14 contestant Eijaz Khan reveals a shocking dark secret from his childhood during a task in the upcoming episode of the controversial reality show.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Global smartphone sales down 5.7% in Q3: Gartner
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Global smartphone sales to end users totaled 366 million units in the third quarter of 2020, down 5.7 per cent from the same period last year, a Gartner report said on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Karnataka Panchayat polls to be held in 2 phases in Dec
Bengaluru, Nov 30 (IANS) The Karnataka state Election Commission on Monday announced dates for the elections to the Gram Panchayats in two-phases on December 22 and December 27. Counting of votes is scheduled on December 30.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Kejriwal directs slashing price of RT-PCR test in Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) To expedite the process of testing for coronavirus infections in the national Capital, the price of RT-PCR (Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction) test will now be reduced according to an order released by the Delhi government on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Former IAS officer Utpal Kumar new LS Secretary General
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Retired Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Utpal Kumar Singh was on Monday appointed the new Secretary General of the Lok Sabha for a period of one year.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tihar inmate murdered after a scuffle
New Delhi, Nov 30 ( IANS ) A 23-year-old undertrial in Tihar prison was murdered early morning on Monday. The inmate was identified as Dil Sher Singh, accused in a 2019 murder case at Jahangirpuri in Delhi.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
I hope next quarter will take GDP in plus direction: Shah
Gandhinagar, Nov 30 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday said he hoped that the next quarter of the financial year will take the GDP in the plus direction. He was speaking at a virtual public dedication ceremony of two flyovers in Ahmedabad connecting Rajkot and Gandhinagar, built at a cost of around Rs 70 crore.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Longest 12.5 km elevated road to open for commuters in Patna
Patna, Nov 30 (IANS) People of Bihar will get the longest elevated road of 12.5 km in Patna on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Rahul asks workers to provide food,shelter, support to farmers
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has made an appeal to party workers to support the protesting farmers with food and shelter and provide them help with their daily chores.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
ICC favours Ind-Pak bilateral cricket, but can't ensure that: Chairman Barclay
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) would like to see traditional rivals India and Pakistan play bilateral series regularly, and in each other's territories, said chairman Gregor John Barclay on Monday, but he also pointed out that he didn't have the mandate to ensure that it actually happens.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Divorce negatively impacts physical, mental health: Study
London, Nov 30 (IANS) Going through a divorce is extremely challenging and now a new study reveals that it can negatively impact mental and physical health.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Vigilance raid at state owned KSFE leaves many 'red faced'
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 30 (IANS) While the Pinarayi Vijayan government has been blaming various Central agencies for the ongoing probes in several cases, on Friday the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) came knocking at the doors of 30 branches of the state owned Kerala State Financial Enterprises (KSFE). At the end of the day many including Finance Minister Thomas Issac and the chairman of KSFE were up in arms.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Lahore again tops list of world's most polluted cities
Lahore, Nov 30 (IANS) Lahore has again topped the list of the most polluted city in the world, according to air pollution data released by the US Air Quality Index on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Pakistan,Environment/Wildlife,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Shah holding meeting as farmers continue to rally on Delhi borders
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Even as farmers continued to protest on Delhi borders, Union Home Minister Amit Shah is chairing a meeting here to deliberate on the issue with senior leaders.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Actor-politican Prakash Raj backs TRS in GHMC polls
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician Prakash Raj has declared his support for Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) in Tuesday's elections to Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC).
2020-11-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
1,279 trained Afghan youth join Army
Kabul, Nov 30 (IANS) A total of 1,279 youngsters, including 200 women and girls, joined the Afghan National Army after completion of a three-month military training course, the Defence Ministry said in a statement on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Israel,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Unabated price-rise hurts the common Pakistani but the govt looks the other way
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) At a time when Pakistan is battling serious economic challenges with a sagging growth rate and fewer jobs amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the common man has been hit by unabated price rise. Earlier this month, the country's television news channel, Geo News quoted market research company Ipos saying that about 49 per cent of the Pakistanis living in the country believe that the price rise was due to the mismanagement of the Imran Khan-led government.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Cong to hoist its flags in 60,000 UP villages
Lucknow, Nov 30 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has asked party workers to celebrate the foundation day of the Congress on December 28 by hoisting the party flag in 60,000 villages of the state.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Unnao rape victim's lawyer Mahendra Singh dies in Unnao
Unnao (UP), Nov 30 (IANS) Lawyer Mahendra Singh died in a district hospital Monday after a prolonged illness.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Rajiv Gandhi statue defaced in Varanasi
Varanasi (UP), Nov 30 (IANS) On a day when Prime minister Narendra Modi is visiting Varanasi, his parliamentary constituency, some miscreants threw ink on a statue of former prime minister, late Rajiv Gandhi.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
70% of Pak's Covid-19 cases reported from 5 cities
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Seventy per cent of Pakistan's overall coronavirus cases have been reported from the five cities of Lahore, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Peshawar and Karachi, the country's National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) revealed in its latest update.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Final T20I abandoned due to rain, NZ win series 2-0 against WI
Mount Maunganui (New Zealand), Nov 30 (IANS) New Zealand won the three-match T20I series against West Indies 2-0 after the third and final T20I at the Bay Oval was called off due to persistent rain on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Baba Amte's medico granddaughter Sheetal Amte-Karajki commits suicide
Chandrapur (Maharashtra), Nov 30 (IANS) Renowned social worker Dr. Sheetal Amte-Karajki -- the granddaughter of the legendary Baba Amte -- committed suicide at the famous Anandwan Ashram, here, on Monday morning, an official said.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
BJP MLA Kiran Maheshwari dies, leaders condole her death (Ld)
Jaipur, Nov 30 (IANS) BJP's Rajsamand MLA Kiran Maheshwari has died in a Gurugram hospital in Haryana, with leaders cutting across party lines condoling her demise. She was 59.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Pakistan has highest breast cancer rate in Asia: Report
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistan has the highest rate of breast cancer in Asia, as approximately 90,000 women are diagnosed with the disease every year out of whom 40,000 pass away, a media report said on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
TV records smashed in Australia during 2nd ODI against India
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) The second ODI of the ongoing three-match series between Australia and India played on Sunday delivered record viewership ratings Down Under, according to TV numbers revealed by pay channel Fox Sports.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
CRPF SI dies on duty in J&K's Kulgam
Srinagar, Nov 30 (IANS) A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Sub-Inspector died on Monday while on duty in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, police said.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Amalgamation of LVB with DBS Bank completed, Rs 2,500 cr fund injection soon
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) is now amalgamated with DBS Bank India Limited (DBIL), the wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore-based DBS Group Holdings Ltd.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
US reports over 100k new Covid-19 cases for 27th consecutive day
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) The US, currently the worst-hit country in the world due to the Covid-19 pandemic, has reported more than 100,000 new confirmed cases for the 27th consecutive day, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Telangana logs 593 new corona cases, 1,058 more recoveries
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Telangana logged 593 new coronavirus cases and 1,058 more recoveries during the last 24 hours, with the state's total tally climbing up to 2,69,816, health officials said on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Type O, Rh- blood may be linked to lower Covid risks
Toronto, Nov 30 (IANS) Having O and rhesus-negative or Rh-, blood was associated with a slightly lower risk for Covid-19 infection and severe illness or death, say researchers.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Canada,National,Health/Medicine
13 killed in Pakistan road accident
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and 15 others injured in a passenger van-bus collision in Pakistan's Punjab province on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bharti AXA Life post 10% growth in renewal income at Rs 594 cr in H1 FY21
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Leading private life insurer Bharti AXA Life Insurance Monday said the company registered 10 per cent growth in its renewal premium to Rs 594 core in the first half of the financial year 2020-21 from Rs 541 crore in the corresponding fiscal period a year ago.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Samikssha Batnagar paired with Krushna Abhishek in web series 'Jo Hukum Mere Aaka'
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actress Samikssha Batnagar, who was seen in the 2017 comedy Poster Boys, is all set to return in the web series, Jo Hukum Mere Aaka. The show also stars actor-comedian Krushna Abhishek.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
We shouldn't underestimate India's contribution to world cricket: ICC boss
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) should not underestimate the contribution that India -- a country of 1.3 billion people and companies based there provide financial support to the world body -- makes to world cricket, said new ICC chairman Gregor John Barclay on Monday. He, however, doesn't subscribe to the 'Big Three' formula that the Indian cricket board initiated a few years ago.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
12 leopard deaths reported in Sri Lanka this year
Colombo, Nov 30 (IANS) Another leopard was found dead in Matale, in the central hills of Sri Lanka over the weekend, raising the total number of reported leopard deaths in the island nation to 12 this year, wildlife officials said on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Environment/Wildlife
Mexico reports over 6,000 new Covid-19 cases
Mexico City, Nov 30 (IANS) Mexico's Health Ministry reported 6,388 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, which increased the country's overall infection tally to 1,107,071.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Mexico,Health/Medicine
Guterres condemns killing of Nigerian rice farmers
United Nations, Nov 30 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the deadly attack against rice farmers carried out by suspected Boko Haram militants in Borno state.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
Rajinikanth to announce decision on active political plunge soon
Chennai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actor Rajinikanth on Monday told the District Secretaries of 'Rajini Makkal Mandram' that he would announce the decision on his active political plunge soon through the media.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Team India's woes in ODIs continue
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Lack of bowling options to back up the regular bowlers and inability to switch to the ODI format quickly enough has already plunged India to a series defeat against Australia with one match still left to be played.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Sri Lanka to pardon 606 prisoners amid pandemic
Colombo, Nov 30 (IANS) At least 606 inmates convicted on minor charges will be pardoned to ease congestion in Sri Lanka's prisons amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, state media reported on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Security forces keep wary eye as UP farmers rally at Ghazipur
Ghaziabad (UP), Nov 30 (IANS) Security forces continued to mount a strict vigil at the Ghazipur entry point on the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border as scores of farmers from western Uttar Pradesh rallied on Monday at the spot.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Teleporting racing game 'Warp Drive' arrives on Apple Arcade
San Francisco, Nov 30 (IANS) Apple has introduced a new game 'Warp Drive' from UK-based independent developer Supergonk in its growing catalogue of titles on its Cloud gaming service Arcade.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Study explains why Covid-19 can cause silent hypoxia
New York, Nov 30 (IANS) Scientists have finally begun to crack one of the most life-threatening mysteries behind the relationship between silent hypoxia and Covid-19 virus by using computer models.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Australia's east coast on high alert for bushfire
Canberra, Nov 30 (IANS) A high alert was issued on Monday for the states of New South Wales and Queensland on Australia east coast for potential bushfires due to extreme heatwave that has hit the region.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Australia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Edtech startup Kyt raises Rs 18cr to scale extracurricular learning
Bengaluru, Nov 30 (IANS) Edtech platform Kyt on Monday said it has received $2.5 million (approximately Rs 18.4 crore) in a funding round led by  Sequoia Capital Indias Surge to expand its online-first, global academy for extracurricular learning.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology,Education
'Toxicity of narcissistic personality traits heighten Covid blues' (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Coping with a toxic relationship -- that is, with a person with narcissistic personality traits who makes their partner feel emotionally stifled, lost, hopeless, stuck and damaged -- has not been the easiest in the best of times. It becomes even worse in Covid times as quarantined quarters can be too close for comfort, says author, life coach and pranic healer Kalpana Nair who has suggested a series of tools in a new book to help those affected cope better and even turn the tables around.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
Death toll reaches 8 in attempted SL prison break
Colombo, Nov 30 (IANS) The death toll in an attempted prison break from a maximum-security prison in Mahara, on the outskirts of Sri Lanka's capital Colombo, has increased to eight, while 45 others were injured, police said on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Launch of Soyuz rocket rescheduled due to bad weather
Moscow, Nov 30 (IANS) The launch of a Russian Soyuz-ST-A rocket with Falcon Eye 2 satellite for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has ben postponed until December 1 due to bad weather, Director General of Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin announced on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Russian Federation,Science/Tech
Bhopal's GMC gets ready for Covid vaccine trials
Bhopal, Nov 30 (IANS) The Gandhi Medical College (GMC) here is all set to conduct trials of coronavirus vaccine.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Economy to grow only 0.3% in 2 years as India enters first technical recession
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Indian economy is forecast to show an average growth of only 0.3 per cent in two years as India enters its first technical recession, GDP could post further decline in 3QFY21.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
Shamsher Singh aims to become a dependable player for Indian hockey team
Bengaluru, Nov 30 (IANS) Having made his senior India debut at the Olympic Test Event in Tokyo last year, young hockey midfielder Shamsher Singh had many things to look forward in 2020.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Farmers listen to 'kirtan' to commemorate Guru Nanak's birth anniversary (Ld)
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Amid their stand-off with the Centre over their protest venue in Delhi, farmers rallying at the Singhu entry point on the Delhi-Haryana border on Monday were busy commemorating the birth anniversary of first Sikh master, Guru Nanak Dev, by listening to 'kirtan' and recalling his teachings in a sombre atmosphere.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UK Foreign Secy concerned about situation in Iran n-scientist's murder
London, Nov 30 (IANS) UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab have expressed concerns over the situation in Iran, as well as the Middle Eastern region, in the wake of the assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Tehran's top nuclear scientist.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Yotta Infra lays foundation stone of Rs 7,000cr data centre park in UP
Noida, Nov 30 (IANS) Hiranandani Group subsidiary Yotta Infrastructure on Monday laid the foundation stone of their 20-acre hyperscale data centre park in Greater Noida.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Business/Economy,Technology
Americans urged to get tested following Thanksgiving
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) US top health officials have called on Americans who had travelled during the recent Thanksgiving holiday to get tested for the novel coronavirus in an effort to contain its spread in the already worst-hit country.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
French court orders govt to ease Covid-19 curbs on religious services
Paris, Nov 30 (IANS) France's highest administrative court has ordered the government to rethink a 30-person attendance limit for religious services to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.
2020-11-30
Category: International, France,Politics
A new pair of wheels to die for
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANSlife) Automobili Lamborghini and Ducati announce the Ducati Diavel 1260 Lamborghini, a motorcycle in a limited and numbered edition of 630 units, appealing to both motorcyclists and collectors from all over the world.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
CBIC for physical verification of entities to check invoicing fraud
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC) proposes to carry out physical verification of the entities that have been granted a deemed GST registration sans Aadhaar authentication in a bid to counter fake invoice frauds.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ordinance on religious conversions a hasty action: Mayawati
Lucknow, Nov 30 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Monday objected to the promulgation of an ordinance on religious conversions by the Uttar Pradesh government and dubbed it a "hasty action".
2020-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kim Jong-un holds meeting to discuss Party Congress preps
Seoul, Nov 30 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un held a Politburo meeting to discuss plans and preparations for the upcoming eighth Party Congress slated for January 2021, state media reported on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Aus vs Ind: Labuschagne puts up hand to open in Warner's absence
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) Right-handed Australia batsman Marnus Labuschagne has stated that he would "love" open the innings in the final ODI against India if asked to in absence of David Warner.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Healing Economy: Green shoots to support equity markets (IANS Market Watch)
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Faster-than-anticipated economic recovery along with likely continuation of accommodative monetary stance will support the domestic indices' expected northward trajectory during the week ahead.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
An exceptional auction titled 'Bid For The Louvre'
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANSlife) The musee du Louvre and Christie's auction house, with the support of the Hotel Drouot join forces to organise 'Bid for the Louvre', an unprecedented online auction the proceeds of which will be entirely devoted to projects in support of the musee du Louvre and the Studio, a new space dedicated to artistic and cultural education that will open in the fall of 2021.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Deol family announces new film Apne 2 on Guru Nanak Jayanti
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) The Deol family announced their new film, Apne 2, on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti on Monday. The film brings together the three generations of the family, Dharmendra, his sons Sunny and Bobby Deol, and grandson Karan Deol.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Finally, Urmila Matondkar to join Shiv Sena on Tuesday
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) After remaining in the denial mode for 14 months, former Bollywood actress Urmila Matondkar will finally join the Shiv Sena on Tuesday, a senior aide to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said here on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Syrian delegations to start new round of constitutional talks
Geneva, Nov 30 (IANS) The latest round of Syrian constitutional talks, aimed at writing a new Constitution to pave the way for a political solution for the decade-long conflict in the country, will begin in Geneva on Monday, a UN envoy said.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics
Moto G 5G smartphone launched in India for Rs 20,999
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Motorola on Monday launched its new mid-price range smartphone 'Moto G 5G' for Rs 20,999 in the India market.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Researchers to explore how vitamin D affects Covid-19
New York, Nov 30 (IANS) After several studies linked high vitamin D supplementation with reduced Covid-19 effects, now researchers from Penn State University in the US, to study whether vitamin D could help people ward off or reduce symptoms caused by coronavirus.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Arshi Khan on new web series: 'It's a double-meaning show but also a fun title'
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actress Arshi Khan is out exploring her comic side in the OTT space and she is aware her new show comes with loads of double meaning.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Over 164,000 people displaced in Yemen this year: IOM
Sanaa, Nov 30 (IANS) The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said that more than 164,000 people have been displaced since the beginning of this year in Yemen, which has been witnessing a bloody conflict for nearly six years.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
Dalai Lama's 2nd autobiography translated into Assamese
Dharamsala, Nov 30 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama's second autobiography 'Freedom in Exile' has been translated into Assamese by eminent writer Yeshe Dorjee Thongchi, a recipient of the Padma Shri, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) said on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Jared Kushner to visit Saudi Arabia, Qatar: Report
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) Jared Kushner, senior White House adviser and US President Donald Trump's son-in-law, will visit Saudi Arabia and Qatar in the coming days in an effort to "resolve the dispute between the Gulf countries", a media report said.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
ICC certainly needs Indian cricket, says new chairman Barclay
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Indian cricket is massively important to the cricket world and the International Cricket Council (ICC) recognises this fact, and any "internal squabbles" between the two important bodies can be sorted out amicably, said new ICC chairman Gregor John Barclay on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Petrol, diesel price hike pauses after continuous rise
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Oil marketing companies held back the increase in the prices of petrol and diesel on Monday much to the relief of consumers who have faced consistent increase in auto fuel prices in the past week.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
In minor Andhra rejig, Vijay Kumar posted as environment secy
Amaravati, Nov 30 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government on Monday ordered the transfer of Municipal Administration Commissioner and Director Vijay Kumar and posted him as the Secretary of Environment, Forests, Science and Technology Department.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Biden picks Indian-American Neera Tanden to head powerful budget office: Reports
New York, Nov 30 (IANS) Joe Biden, who is to become US President in January, has picked Indian-American Neera Tanden, a controversial close confidante of the Clintons, to head the powerful White House Office of Management and Budget, according to several media reports.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Diaspora,Politics
LG begins trials for indoor robot delivery service
Seoul, Nov 30 (IANS) LG Electronics has started trials for its indoor robot called Cloi Servebot that can carry up to 15 kgs of items in its three drawers and deliver them efficiently and hygienically to its destination without remote control.
2020-11-30
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
I-League: We want to be competitive, says Round Glass Punjab FC coach
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Curtis Fleming, head coach of Round Glass Punjab Football Club, has stated that they "want to be competitive" when they kick-off their I-League 2020-21 campaign in January next year.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
IRS officer Alka Tyagi, who accused CBDT Chairman Mody, retires
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer Alka Tyagi, who levelled sensational allegations against Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Chairman P. C. Mody, is retiring on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Secularism is one of the principles in our Constitution: B'desh Minister
Dhaka, Nov 30 (IANS) Secularism is one of the principles in Bangladesh's constitution and Sheikh Hasina-led government has been working tirelessly to ensure the equal rights of people of all religions, said the newly-appointed State Minister for Religious affairs, Md Faridul Haque Khan.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Post-pandemic economic growth dominates G20 Summit
The virtual G20 Summit in Riyadh, which was organised under the direct supervision of the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (MbS), was indeed able to showcase the leadership capability of the Kingdom on the global stage.
2020-11-30
Category: India, New Delhi,Opinion/Commentary
Italian Cultural Centre unveils its first post-lockdown exhibition
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Italian Cultural Centre unveiled its first post-lockdown exhibition titled "Absent-Present" in New Delhi.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
Archer Kapil tests positive for Covid-19
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Archer Kapil, who is part of the ongoing national camp at Army Sports Institute in Pune, has tested positive for novel coronavirus, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) informed on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Samsung working on devices with triple folds, rollable displays
Seoul, Nov 30 (IANS) Samsung is reportedly working on new devices with a triple-folding screen and a rollable display.
2020-11-30
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
ICC members not meeting in person led to election impasse: ICC chairman Barclay
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) Executive Board members not being able to meet in person and communicating due to Covid-19 enforced restrictions led to a long impasse on them agreeing to the process of election of its chairman, new ICC boss Gregor John Barclay has said.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Harsher winter forecast for J&K, Ladakh this season
Srinagar, Nov 30 (IANS) Overnight temperatures remained below the freezing point through the Kashmir Valley as the weather office on Monday forecast below-normal minimum temperatures in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh during this winter season.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
EU, UK entering 'last week or so' of substantive negotiations
London, Nov 30 (IANS) UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said that Brexit negotations with the European Union (EU) were entering "the last week or so" of "substantive" talks before the transition period ends on December 31.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
89 runners experience magic of Delhi Half Marathon from Chandigarh
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) As many as 89 runners led the charge from Chandigarh during the 16th edition of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, held in a bio-secure environment amid the Covid-19 pandemic in the national capital.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics