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Real Madrid could move seven clear in game switched to avoid 'adulterating' La Liga
Madrid, Nov 30 (IANS) Real Madrid have the chance to open a seven-point lead at the top of La Liga when they entertain Athletic Club Bilbao on Wednesday night.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Jr hockey World Cup: South Africa, Pakistan, Poland, Korea win classification matches
Bhubaneswar, Nov 30 (IANS) South Africa overcome a determined Canadian resistance while Pakistan bounced back to overwhelm the United States in classification matches for 9-16 places at the FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior Hockey World Cup here on Tuesday. Chile conceded a goal in the final minute of the match by Poland before Korea and Egypt recorded a thrilling 3-3 draw before the Koreans broke Egyptian hearts in a shoot-out.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Hockey
CPI-M doesn't accept Tripura civic polls verdict: Manik Sarkar
Agartala, Nov 30 (IANS) The CPI-M does not accept the verdict of the recent civic polls in Tripura as the elections to the 20 urban local bodies were conducted "fraudulently", hence the results of the polls were "not fair", former Chief Minister and the partys politburo member Manik Sarkar said on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
14 killed in Azerbaijan military chopper crash
Baku, Nov 30 (IANS) A military helicopter belonging to Azerbaijan's Border Service crashed on Tuesday during a training exercise, killing 14 people onboard and injuring two others, officials said.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Azerbaijan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IPL 2022: Kohli, Rohit, Dhoni, Pant retained; Rashid, Rahul & Hardik released ahead of mega auction (ld)
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, MS Dhoni, and Rishabh were retained by respective franchies -- Royal Challengers Bangalore, Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals as BCCI unveiled the retention lists on Tuesday ahead of the IPL mega auction.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
41% of Kerala's coastline facing erosion, says Govt
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Satellite data from 1990 to 2018 has revealed that 41 per cent of the coastline of Kerala is subject to varying degrees of erosion, the Parliament was informed on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Jr hockey world cup: We need to be calm, composed and at our best against Belgium, says Reid
Bhubaneswar, Nov 30 (IANS) While being at their best skills-wise in the quarter-final against Belgium in the FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup, the Indian players also need to be as calm and composed during the match as they can be so that they don't allow their rivals many chances," coach Graham Reid admitted on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Hockey
IPL 2022: It was tough to retain just four players: Delhi Capitals' CEO
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) JSW and GMR co-owned franchise Delhi Capitals on Tuesday announced the name of players retained ahead of next year's mega auction. The franchise has decided to retain Rishabh Pant, Axar Patel, Prithvi Shaw, and Anrich Nortje.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Mystery behind high abundance of Lithium in some evolved stars traced
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Scientists have found a clue to the mystery behind the high abundance of Lithium - a trace element on Earth and a key component of rechargeable batteries - in some evolved stars.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Science/Tech
171 fined in Gurugram for violating anti-pollution norms
Gurugram, Nov 30 (IANS) A fine of Rs 18 lakh has been imposed on 171 people here for indulging in pollution-causing activities in defiance of the Gratified Response Action Plan (GRAP), issued by the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority, officials said on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Haryana,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
IPL 2022: We look to further strengthen our roots: Sanju Samson
Jaipur, Nov 30 (IANS) Royals Sports Group-owned franchise Rajasthan Royals on Tuesday revealed a list of retained players ahead of the Indian Premier League 2022 Auction. The franchise has retained two Indian and one overseas player in the form of their influential skipper Sanju Samson, uncapped fearless young batter Yashasvi Jaiswal, along with England's talismanic star Jos Buttler.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Cricket
MSP panel: Govt seeks five names from farmers, SKM seeks more clarity
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) A day after the three contentious farm laws were repealed by the Parliament, the government on Tuesday reached out to the agitating farmers, asking them to suggest five names to be included in a committee to be formed to discuss farm related issues, including MSP.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Assault case: Court lets off Delhi HC Bar ex-chief with fine
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) A Delhi court on Tuesday let off Delhi High Court Bar Association's former President Rajiv Khosla with a direction to pay a total compensation of Rs 40,000 to the victim and the state in the 1994 assault case amid a lawyers' protest in the courtroom.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
IPL 2022: Kohli, Rohit, Dhoni retained by RCB, MI, CSK ahead of the mega auction
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, and MS Dhoni were on Tuesday retained by their respective franchises -- Royal Challengers Bangalore, Mumbai Indians, and Chennai Super Kings as BCCI unveiled the retention list ahead of the IPL mega auction.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Foul play in recruitment of Group C employees in Bengal
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) In a huge embarrassment for the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal -- after irregularities in the recruitment of Group D employees -- now allegations have surfaced that at least 400 Group C staff were recruited by the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) on the basis of recommendations made by the School Service Commission (SSC) after the term of the concerned panel ended.
2021-11-30
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Most parts of India-B'desh frontiers to be fenced by 2022: BSF
Agartala/Shillong, Nov 30 (IANS) The Indian authorities are trying to complete the border fencing work in most parts between the northeastern states and Bangladesh by next year to fortify the security along the international frontiers, the BSF officials said on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Tripura,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
BJP MLA files complaint against RJD MLA with Speaker
Patna, Nov 30 (IANS) After a war of words between RJD's Bhai Virendra and BJP's Sanjay Saraogi, both members of the Bihar Legislative Assembly, the latter on Tuesday lodged a complaint with the Vidhan Sabha Speaker seeking immediate action against the former.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Coal, petroleum products' production fuel Oct core industry growth
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Healthy production of coal, and petroleum products as well as eased Covid restrictions lifted the growth of India's eight major industries in October on a year-on-year and sequential basis.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Army Base Workshops modernisation 'plagued by administrative inefficiency': CAG report
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Modernisation of Army Base Workshops was plagued by administrative inefficiency and delays in the decision to execute the modernisation project, either on turnkey basis or through a combination of procurement and others, the Comptroller and Auditor General flagged in its report on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Vicky-Katrina wedding: Groom to stay at Raja Mansingh suite, bride at Rani Padmavati suite
Jaipur, Nov 30 (IANS) Preparations for the much-hyped marriage between Bollywood stars Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif have begun at the Six Senses Fort Barwara located in Sawai Madhopur district in Rajasthan.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society,Betting Central
Pashtun leader Ali Wazir granted bail in hate speech case
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday granted bail to Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) leader and MNA Ali Wazir in a hate speech case, the Express Tribune reported.
2021-11-30
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
ISL 2021-22: Goals galore as Odisha FC defeat SC East Bengal
Vasco (Goa), Nov 30 (IANS) Odisha FC came from behind to beat SC East Bengal 6-4 in the 2021-22 Hero Indian Super League (ISL) at the Tilak Maidan Stadium here on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
CMs of Telugu states mourn death of Sirivennela
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao and his Andhra Pradesh counterpart Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday mourned the death of noted Telugu film lyricist Chambolu Seetharama Sastry, who was popularly known as Sirivennela.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Women take to the streets in Gwadar for the first time
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Hundreds of women have taken to the streets in Gwadar, the coastal city of Balochistan which is known as the centre of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), to protest against illegal trawling, unnecessary security check posts, water crisis and other issues, Friday Times reported.
2021-11-30
Category: International, India,International
Under fire, Pak Prez says allowing use of Guv's house for son's venture 'poor judgement'
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistan President Arif Alvi said on Tuesday that the choice of venue for the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Alvi Dental and an American company was a "poor judgement", the Dawn reported.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Rajshree Sancheti bags women's Air Rifle title at Shooting Nationals
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Rajshree Sancheti claimed the women's 10m air rifle national title at the Madhya Pradesh State Shooting Academy range in Bhopal.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Celebrations break out at Parag Agrawal's birthplace Ajmer
Ajmer, Nov 30 (IANS) There are gala celebrations going on in Ajmer ever since news came of Parag Agrawal becoming the new CEO of Twitter.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society
SEBI to auction Ravi Kiran Realty's properties to recover investors' money
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Securities market regulator SEBI on Tuesday said it will auction four properties of Ravi Kiran Realty India and its promoters to recover investors' money.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Omicron Effect: Chorus grows against resumption of normal foreign flight ops
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) A chorus is growing loud in India against the opening up of normal international flight operations from December 15 against the back of the new and reportedly more infectious 'Omicron' variant of Covid-19.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
IPL 2022: Franchises thank their players for contributions, memories
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Hours before the announcement of the retention list for the IPL 2022, franshies on Tuesday bid adieu to their players by thanking them for their contributions and memories over the last few years.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
India's Apr-Oct fiscal deficit over 36% of FY22 target
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) India's April-October budgetary fiscal deficit has reached 36.3 per cent of the FY22 target.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Explosive tweet of Tathagata Roy jolts BJP again
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) An explosive tweet from senior BJP leader Tathagata Roy rocked BJP yet again. In his tweet, Roy quoting a BJP supporter, said that there are many people in BJP who are working for TMC in disguise and they are all employed by Prashant Kishor (PK).
2021-11-30
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Xi's top secret speeches behind China's plans to alter religious, demographic composition of Uyghurs
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The leaked documents called 'Xinjiang Papers' contain six speeches by Chinese President Xi Jinping and other central government figures from 2014, which provide an important link between a wide range of recently-implemented rights-violating policies in Xinjiang and the central government.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
'Back to Work' scheme in R'than for women who quit their job
Jaipur, Nov 30 (IANS) The Rajasthan government has come up with 'Back to Work' scheme for women who quit job to take care of their family after marriage and some other reasons. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has given approval to the scheme, an official said on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Mandatory isolation for int'l passengers from 12 countries: Goa CM
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) International passengers arriving in Goa from any of the 12 countries affected by the Omicron variant of the coronavirus will have to stay in isolation for 14 days, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
CJI Ramana pays tributes to Dollar Seshadri
Tirupati, Nov 30 (IANS) Chief Justice of India Justice N.V. Ramana on Tuesday paid tributes to Tirmuala temple's famous priest Pala Seshadri, popularly known as Dollar Seshadri, whose last rites were performed in the temple town.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Tennis: EU wants 'verifiable proof' of tennis player Peng's safety
Brussels, Nov 30 (IANS) The European Union (EU) wants China to release "verifiable proof" that a three-time Olympian and former top-ranked doubles player Peng Shuai is safe. The EU also urged China to conduct a thorough and transparent investigation into her sexual assault allegations.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Tennis
Govt yet to decide on nationwide NRC: MoS Rai
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The government on Tuesday informed the Lok Sabha that it has not taken any decision yet to prepare a nationwide National Register of Citizens (NRC).
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Higher fiscal spending, consumption recovery lift India's Q2FY22 GDP above 8% (Roundup)
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Higher central fiscal spending as well as consumption recovery and healthy monsoon season accelerated India's Q2FY22 GDP growth rate to 8.4 per cent on a year-on-year basis.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Soldier shoots himself in J&K's Ramban
Jammu, Nov 30 (IANS) A soldier reportedly shot himself dead with his service rifle in J&K's Ramban district on Tuesday, police said.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
'@Amchi Mumbaikar' trends: IIT-B celebrates alumnus' rise to Twitter CEO
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Waves of excitement swept Mumbai, particularly IIT-B, soon after giant microblogging service provider, Twitter Inc. announced Dr Parag Agrawal as its new CEO, a hardcore 'Amchi Mumbaikar' replacing the founder-CEO Jack Dorsey.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology,Education
Mirpur Genocide of 1947: The ghost town of PoK
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The genocide of 1947 in Mirpur, Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK), revealed the satanic face of the Pakistan army and its deception and cheating character, which is now being revealed to the world as its standard USP.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hindu Rao resident doctors suspend strike after assurance from Admin
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The resident doctors at Delhi's Hindu Rao hospital on Tuesday suspended their strike after getting an assurance of the early disbursement of salaries and consideration of other demands from the hospital administration.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Excitement as IIT-B alumnus is new Twitter CEO
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Waves of excitement swept Mumbai soon after the giant microblogging service provider, Twitter Inc. announced Dr. Parag Agrawal as its new CEO, a hardcore 'Amchi Mumbaikar' replacing the founder-CEO Jack Dorsey on Monday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Now, no free Covid treatment for unvaccinated, decides Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 30 (IANS) As the world is wary of new Covid variant Omicron, a high-level meeting, chaired by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, on Tuesday decided to ramp up the Covid protocols and also decided that those who do not take vaccines will not get free treatment anymore.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
National snooker C'ship: Pankaj Advani in knockouts with a routine win
Bhopal, Nov 30 (IANS) Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSB) cueist Pankaj Advani had a routine day in office as he defeated Vinayak Agarwal of Uttar Pradesh 4-2 to make it to the knockout stage in the Men's 6-Red Snooker competition of the 88th National Billiards and Snooker Championship 2021 at the Sage University Campus, here on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
No data on farmers who died, so no compensation: Govt
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The government on Tuesday said it has no data pertaining to either cases against or the number of farmers who died during the year-long agitation demanding repeal of the three contentious farm laws and hence there was no question of providing financial assistance to anyone.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Narcotic substances destroyed by Customs in TN
Chennai, Nov 30 (IANS) Customs Department on Tuesday said it had destroyed narcotic substance ketamine hydrocholoride at a biomedical waste incineration plant in Tamil Nadu's Chengalpattu district.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Odisha CM launches 17 industrial projects worth Rs 1K cr
Bhubaneswar, Nov 30 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday inaugurated seven industrial projects and laid foundation stones for 10 projects involving a total investment of Rs 1,000 crore.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Tripura tribal parties stage demonstration over 'Greater Tipraland' demand
New Delhi/Agartala, Nov 30 (IANS) Two tribal-based parties including ruling BJP's ally IPFT on Tuesday began their two-day demonstrations in the national capital demanding "Greater Tipraland" (a greater territory for the tribals).
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Glaucoma, a leading cause of irreversible blindness
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANSlife) Have you ever faced eye redness? Or have witnessed blurry or foggy vision? Or experiencing halos around lights? Or nausea and vomiting are very common for you. You may well be suffering from Glaucoma which needs immediate attention.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Maldives' ex-president acquitted from money laundering charges
Male, Nov 30 (IANS) Former President of the Maldives Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom was acquitted of money laundering charges by the Supreme Court of Maldives on Tuesday, Xinhua news agency reported quoting local media reports.
2021-11-30
Category: International, India,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
CBI registers case against 8 in a bank fraud case
Bhubaneswar, Nov 30 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case against eight accused including three private companies based at Cuttack and Bhubaneswar city of Odisha in connection with a bank fraud case involving Rs 21 crore.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Panchayat builds cricket pitch on football ground; FC Goa protests
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) Indian Super League Club FC Goa on Tuesday cried foul after a practice football ground developed by the club in Salvador do Mundo village in North Goa was allegedly vandalised by members of the local panchayat on Sunday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
T'gana govt will have to procure paddy: BJP leader
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Telangana state BJP president Bandi Sanjay Kumar on Tuesday said the state government will have to procure paddy during the coming Rabi season.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
More rains in store for Andhra as low pressure area likely to intensify
Amaravati, Nov 30 (IANS) There is no respite from heavy rains in south coastal Andhra Pradesh, as parts of the region continued to receive heavy downpour on Tuesday, while a likely low pressure area in Andaman Sea may intensify and bring more rains to the state by December 3-4.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Setback for PSG as Neymar ruled out for eight weeks with ankle injury
Paris, Nov 30 (IANS) Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar will be out of action for at least eight weeks as he was forced to leave the field on a stretcher after landing awkwardly during the Ligue 1 clash with Saint-Etienne on Sunday.
2021-11-30
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
K'taka sex CD scandal: Semi-naked man appears during virtual hearing
Bengaluru, Nov 30 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday directed the police to find out and slap a notice on a person who appeared semi-naked during a video conference. The court also asked that the electronic data in this connection be retrieved.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Govt seeks 5 names from agitating farmers for committee on MSP
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) A day after the three contentious farm laws were repealed in the parliament, Tuesday evening was abuzz with rumours that the government has reached out to the agitating farmers asking them to suggest five names to be included in committee to be formed to discuss farm related issues, including MSP.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
1,300 year-old sculpture of Goddess recovered in J&K
Srinagar, Nov 30 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police in the Union Territory's Budgam district have recovered an ancient sculpture of Goddess Durga from Khag area, the police said on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Human Interest/Society,Religion
Retired Nagpur woman medico murdered in cold blood by kin
Nagpur, Nov 30 (IANS) A retired Nagpur medical professional's refusal to fund her grandson's studies in the US led to her cold-blooded killing at his hands, police said.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BAN v PAK: All-rounder Shakib returns for second Test at Dhaka
Dhaka, Nov 30 (IANS) All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan on Tuesday was declared fit and returned to Bangladesh's Test squad for the second and final Test against Pakistan, starting December 4.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Four Nigerians with expired visa held, will be deported
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Delhi Police have apprehended four more foreign nationals who were illegally residing in India with an expired visa, an official said here on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Doctor's foreign visit, no free op theatre not medical negligence: SC
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said the non-availability of an emergency operation theatre and the doctor, who is attending the patient, being on foreign visit, cannot be termed medical negligence.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Covid can infect kidneys directly: Study
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing Covid-19, can directly invade human kidney cells -- specifically the proximal tubules, which are major gatekeepers in the organ's waste-filtering function, according to a new research.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Liquor bottle found in Bihar assembly premises sent for probe
Patna, Nov 30 (IANS) After the recovery of an empty liquor bottle from the premises of the Bihar assembly on Tuesday, DGP S.K. Singhal said that it has been sent to forensic science lab to ascertain fingerprint on it.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Higher fiscal spending, consumption recovery lift India's Q2FY22 GDP above 8% (Ld)
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Higher central fiscal spending as well as consumption recovery and healthy monsoon season accelerated India's Q2FY22 GDP growth rate to 8.4 per cent on a year-on-year basis.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
T10 is most instinctive format, will improve T20, says Abu Dhabi's Livingstone
Abu Dhabi, Nov 30 (IANS) Team Abu Dhabi captain Liam Livingstone has hailed the Abu Dhabi T10 as the sports "most instinctive format" and believes that it can aid other forms of cricket.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Goa Minister involved in sex scandal, CM trying to destroy evidence: Cong (Ld)
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) Goa Congress President Girish Chodankar on Tuesday made a sensational accusation claiming a state cabinet minister (without mentioning the name) was involved in a sex scandal, and alleged that Chief Minister Pramod Sawant knew about it and was trying to destroy evidence linked to the case. The BJP has dismissed the allegations as baseless.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
New Cong leaders in Kerala to approach high command against Chandy, Chennithala
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 30 (IANS) The new leadership of the Congress party in Kerala -- V.D. Satheesan and K. Sudhakaran -- has decided to take the fight into the enemy camp and has decided to approach the party high command against veterans Oommen Chandy and Ramesh Chennithala, after they failed to turn up for Monday's UDF meeting.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Stringent measures to monitor int'l arrivals: K'taka minister
Bengaluru, Nov 30 (IANS) Karnataka Minister of Health and Medical Education K. Sudhakar on Tuesday said mandatory RT-PCR tests are being carried out on travellers entering the state from the countries where the new Omicorn variant of Covid-19 has been detected.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
ITF Women's World Tour: Jagmeet causes the first ripple in 15k event in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Nov 30 (IANS) Jagmeet Kaur Grewal caused the first upset of the US$ 15K KSLTA ITF Women's World Tour Championship by ousting the fancied fifth seed Mihika Yadav to make it to the pre-quarterfinals on the opening day of the tournament here on Tuesday. In a first-round 3encounter, wildcard Jagmeet, the 19-year-old from Delhi, won 6-2, 2-6, 6-3 in nearly two hours to advance to the next round where she will meet the winner of the match third seed Sowjanya Bavisetti and Snehal Mane slated for wednesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Leaked documents show Xi Jinping's direct links with crackdown on Uyghurs
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) In apparently the first ever instance of material with "top secret" statements made by a Chinese head of state getting leaked into the public domain -- new documents called 'Xinjiang Papers' have surfaced, showing Chinese President Xi Jinpings links with the crackdown on Uyghur Muslims.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Equity indices settle in red, Tata Steel among top losers (Roundup)
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Continuous sell-off by foreign investors along with fears of the new Covid variant -- Omicron -- dragged India's key equity indices -- S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 -- into the red on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
113 Left Wing Extremists killed this year: Govt
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The government on Tuesday said that 113 Left Wing Extremists (LWEs) have been killed this year during gun fights with the security forces. Besides, 25 security personnel were also martyred and while 93 injured this year.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
China says it is ready for Omicron with tests, zero-Covid strategy
Beijing, Nov 30 (IANS) China on Tuesday said it is ready to tackle the newly-detected Omicron coronavirus variant, and it is confident that the country's zero-Covid response along with the mainstream tests will block community transmission, media reports said.
2021-11-30
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Twitter suffers outage for web users in India amid new CEO buzz
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Twitter on Tuesday faced an outage mostly for its web users in India as they reported problems in gaining access to its website. The outage came as the micro-blogging platform was abuzz with posts on its new Indian-origin CEO Parag Agrawal, who was earlier the CTO of the platform.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Mystery of J.C. Bose's vault remains unsolved for over eight decades
Ranchi, Nov 30 (IANS) The secret of the locked vault of one of the India's greatest scientists Jagdish Chandra Bose in his house in Jharkhand's Giridhi still remains to be unravelled even 84 years after he passed away on November 23, 1937.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Science/Tech
Richa Chadha recounts her 'Inside Edge 3' character's journey
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Richa Chadha, who plays the character of Zarina, a fading actress in 'Inside Edge 3', feels that it's the nuances and deeper layers of her character that have kept it relevant over the course of the show's journey.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
I am disappointed to miss a second ton, says Pakistan Test opener, Abid Ali
Chattogram (Bangladesh), Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistan's Abid Ali has joined the elite club of the batters who have hit a century and 90 in the same Test match, but he was left disappointed after missing out on a second ton in Chattogram, Bangladesh on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
Unwise for India to place bans on private crypto assets: Report
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) A new monograph by the Observer Research Foundation, in collaboration with the Esya Centre, presents a deep-dive into the growth of cryptocurrency in India and proposes a balanced regulatory approach.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Jr hockey world cup: Better team will prevail, Belgium coach on India encounter
Bhubaneswar, Nov 30 (IANS) Belgium are one of the top favourites for the title in the FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup, but Belgium head coach-Jeroen Baart said that the match against India on Wednesday will be a tough one as both teams are playing good hockey in the tournament.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Hockey
Odisha CM announces social security benefits for newspaper hawkers
Bhubaneswar, Nov 30 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced social security benefits for the newspaper hawkers in the state.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
K'taka: 15 nursing students from Kerala test Covid positive
Bengaluru, Nov 30 (IANS) A 'high alert' has been sounded in Tumakuru district of Karnataka on Tuesday after 15 students from Kerala studying nursing course tested positive for Covid-19 there, officials said.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Omicron variant can be detected by RT-PCR, RAT: ICMR chief
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) New Covid variant Omicron doesn't escape the Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RTPCR) test and Rapid Antigen Test, Indian Council of Medical Research Director General, Dr Balram Bhargava, said on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Saptrishi Ghosh opens up on his character in upcoming film 'Lakadbaggha'
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) 'Tere Bin Jiya Jaye Na' actor Saptrishi Ghosh will be seen in a prominent role in the upcoming 'Lakadbaggha' where he will feature alongside Riddhi Dogra in Victor Mukherjee's film.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Samsung unveils new auto chips for high-end cars
Seoul, Nov 30 (IANS) Samsung Electronics on Tuesday unveiled three new automotive chips as demand for advanced chips is growing among global carmakers to produce cars with better connectivity and more sophisticated infotainment features.
2021-11-30
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
Pune Open Golf Championship to be held from Dec 1
Pune, Nov 30 (IANS) The fifth edition of the Pune Open Golf Championship will be held at the Poona Club Golf Course from December 1-4, the organisers announced on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Golf
Prithviraj Sukumaran to play 'Biscuit King' Rajan Pillai in Hindi web series
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Yoodlee Films will be producing a Hindi web series, inspired by the story of India's 'Biscuit King', Rajan Pillai.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
BJP eyeing gains in Uttarakhand after repealing Char Dham Devasthanam Board Act
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The BJP believes that the decision of the Uttarakhand government led by Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami to repeal the controversial Char Dham Devasthanam Board Act will help the party in 15 Assembly constituencies in next years Assembly elections in the Himalayan state.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pragya Kapoor makes 'Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui' India's first zero-waste film
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Pragya Kapoor, the producer of 'Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui', who is known for championing the cause of eco-conservation, has accomplished the endeavour to make the Ayushmann Khurrana and Vaani Kapoor-starrer as India's first 'zero-waste' feature film.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife,Bollywood
TMC shuns Oppn joint front, charts its own course
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The TMC has shown a hostile attitude towards the Congress overtures for a joint opposition strategy.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Jr Hockey World Cup: India up for Belgium challenge in quarter-finals
Bhubaneswar, Nov 30 (IANS) Having finished second in their preliminary round group following a defeat to France in their opening match, defending champions India take on top contender Belgium in the quarter-finals of the FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup here on Wednesday in a match that could make or break their fortunes in the event. Victory will take them into the semi-finals while defeat would bring to a premature end their defence of the title India won at home in 2016.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Hockey
Delhi HC order costs PSU insurance officials their Director post
Chennai, Nov 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court judgement that the Banks Board Bureau (BBB) cannot select the General Manager and Directors of public sector general insurers has cost a couple of officials their board positions, said a senior industry official.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
2nd Test, Day 2: West Indies 69/1 at stumps after bowling out SL for 204
Galle, Nov 30 (IANS) West Indies were 69/1 at stumps after bowling out Sri Lanka for 204 on a rain-curtailed Day 2 of the second Test at Galle International Stadium, here on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Politics heats up as Mamata arrives to meet Sena-NCP, India Inc honchos in Mumbai (Ld)
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's two-day visit to Mumbai from Tuesday has generated immense political interest as she is scheduled to meet top Shiv Sena and Nationalist Congress Party leaders, besides leading industrialists.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
No lockdown, don't heed rumours, reiterates Bommai
Bengaluru, Nov 30 (IANS) Reassuring the people that there is no proposal to impose lockdown in the state, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday again appealed to people not to heed to rumours in this regard.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Equity indices settle in red; Tata Steel among top losers (Ld)
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Continuous sell-off by foreign investors along with fears of the new Covid variant -- Omicron -- dragged India's key equity indices -- S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 -- into the red on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Health infra ramped up to fight 3rd Covid wave: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday announced to have ramped up the national capital's health infrastructure in wake of the emergence of a new Covid-19 variant -- Omicron, to ensure that a crisis similar to the second wave does not arise here.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Eat smart this wedding season
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANSlife) The wedding season is in its full bloom, and almost every one of us has plans. In the spirit of celebration, it feels wrong to turn down our favourite appetizers, meals, and desserts! Our workout schedule and physical activities take a back seat.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Zoom adding automatic updates for all Windows, Mac users
San Francisco, Nov 30 (IANS) To expand offerings previously available only to enterprise users, video conferencing app Zoom has rolled out automatic updates with the latest features and security fixes to all users.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Tablescapes for the perfect setting
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANSlife) It's that time of the year when there are festivities galore and entertaining comes to the fore. Manav Bhatia, Founder Trunkin shares some tablescapes for the season
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Now, companies will buy produce directly from farmers in Haryana
Chandigarh, Nov 30 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday said continuous efforts are being made to strengthen the economic condition of the farmers and encourage them towards trade and market.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Makeup infused with skincare, a game-changer
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANSlife) Skincare and makeup have always been perceived to be at odds. But new trends are now responding to the skincare enthusiasts demand for multi-functional makeup that doesnt strip the skin of moisture and leave it high and dry.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Is Vijayan's son-in-law seeking to expand his influence?
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 30 (IANS) Ever since his "shock" inclusion as cabinet minister, the 'new' son-in-law of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan - P.A. Mohammed Riyas keeps figuring in the news and the latest buzz is that he wants to become the "uncrowned king" of the CPI-M at his home district Kozhikode.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Omicron fear ups mental stress woes as India returns to normal
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The growing fear over the new Covid variant called Omicron has left several people sleepless -- especially those under mental stress from the two earlier pandemic waves -- and are suffering from the obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), depression and anxiety, health experts warned on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
A rise in pet-friendly and sustainable travel options
New delhi, Nov 30 (IANSlife) There is no doubt that the pandemic modified travel ? but thats just part of the story. Hilton released a global trends report, "The 2022 Traveler: Emerging Trends and the Redefined Traveler' which dives into an important truth: in two years, peoples lives were dramatically altered, and that radically changed people.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Himachal Cabinet gives consent to fill 100 posts of clerk
Shimla, Nov 30 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet on Tuesday decided to fill 100 posts of clerk in place of Junior Office Assistant (Information Technology) in the state secretariat on contract, besides filling 50 posts of clerk against the anticipated vacancy in 2022 and 2023.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Wyndham to reach 50 hotels in India
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANSlife) One of the world's largest hotel franchising company, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, with approximately 9,000 hotels in nearly 95 countries, continues to expand its presence in India with the addition of four new hotels under the Ramada, Howard Johnson by Wyndham, and upscale Wyndham brands in sought-after and culturally-rich destinations such as Jaipur, Varanasi, Mohali, and Udaipur.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
K'taka CM faces yet another challenge of local body polls
Bengaluru, Nov 30 (IANS) Close on the heels of Legislative Council elections on December 10, the ruling BJP in Karnataka and Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai will face another challenge of winning elections to the 58 local bodies scheduled to be held on December 27.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Facial massage for skin rejuvenation
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANSlife) There is nothing better than a healthy glowing. What people dont tell you is that make-up also looks better on healthy rejuvenated skin. A lot of focus is given to cleansing and moisturising, but face massage is equally important.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Code Name Abdul' to feature original R.D. Burman song 'Mera Naam Hai Shabnam'
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) The makers of 'Code Name Abdul' have kept the essence of 'Mera Naam Hai Shabnam' from 'Kati Patang', composed by the legendary R.D. Burman, intact as they have decided to use the original song in the film.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Accept proposal for waiver of farmers' debt: Channi writes to Modi
Chandigarh, Nov 30 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Tuesday exhorted Prime Minister Narendra Modi to accept his proposal for complete waiver of farmers and farm labourers' debt, adding the state is ready to take over its share of debt burden along with the government of India.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Go Fashion shares listed 90% over issue price on debut
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Shares of Go Fashion made its debut on the exchanges on Tuesday with a premium of 90 per cent over its issue price of Rs 690 at Rs 1,316.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
13 held for lynching AASU leader in Assam
Guwahati, Nov 30 (IANS) Thirteen people, including the key accused, have been arrested in connection with the alleged lynching of All Assam Students' Union (AASU) leader Animesh Bhuyan in Jorhat city.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Fiscal push: India's Q2FY22 GDP growth up 8.4% YoY
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Healthy monsoon season along with pent-up demand accelerated India's Q2FY22 GDP growth rate to 8.4 per cent on a year-on-year basis.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
I don't want to become a celebrity via social media: Saurabh Agarwal
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) 'Aapki Nazron Ne Samjha' actor Saurabh Agarwal doesn't believe in becoming a social media celebrity.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Existing Covid vax may be less effective against Omicron: Moderna
London, Nov 30 (IANS) Currently available vaccines for Covid-19 could likely be less effective against the new Omicron variant, the chief executive of US drug maker Moderna has said.
2021-11-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
'Bigg Boss 15': Devoleena, Shamita come face-to-face in non-VIP task
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) The upcoming episode of 'Bigg Boss 15' will see a growing tussle between VIP and non-VIP contestansts.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Noted Telugu lyricist Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry passes away (Ld)
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Noted Telugu lyricist and writer Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry is no more. The lyricist breathed his last on Tuesday while battling pneumonia at KIMS Hospital in Secunderabad. He was 66 and is survived by his wife and two sons.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Like Kerala, TN should fix MSP for vegetables: Ramadoss
Chennai, Nov 30 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government should follow its Kerala counterpart in fixing minimum support price (MSP) for vegetables, source it from farmers, and retail it, PMK founder S. Ramadoss said on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
3,500 acre mega industrial park to come up at KGF in K'taka
Bengaluru, Nov 30 (IANS) The Union government has given the green signal for a mega industrial park to come up in 3,500 acres of land in Kolar Gold Fields (KGF).
2021-11-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Paras Chhabra on his tango with Mahira Sharma in 'Chubhti Hai Saansein' video
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Former 'Bigg Boss' contestants Paras Chhabra and Mahira Sharma have come together for Palak Mucchal's music video 'Chubhti Hai Saansein', which released on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Haryana varsity develops pedal operated maize shelling machine
Chandigarh, Nov 30 (IANS) Scientists at Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University in Hisar have developed a pedal operated maize shelling machine that has been patented by the government of India.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Science/Tech
Modern Family: Kunal Kohli, Prateik Babbar, Shinnova on 'Hiccups & Hookups'
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Kunal Kohli's slice-of-life show 'Hiccups & Hookups' opens the leaf for Lionsgate Play's India chapter.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Children with HIV fail to achieve durable viral suppression: Lancet
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) While adults with HIV are able to achieve nearly 95 per cent viral suppression after receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART), the progress among children and adolescents is lagging, according to a study led by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH).
2021-11-30
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
India's Apr-Oct fiscal deficit over 36% of FY22 target
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) India's April-October budgetary fiscal deficit reached 36.3 per cent of the FY22 target.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Delhi teenager Mohak smashes triple ton; coaches want to see him in the big league
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Mohak Kumar of Delhi Capitals Bal Bhavan Cricket Academy smashed a quick-fire triple ton (331 runs off 125 balls) against Endurance Cricket Academy in the Dream Chazers Cup U-13 Cricket Tournament here, surprising the cricket fraternity in the capital recently.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
151 custodial deaths this year: Centre
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) A total of 151 custodial deaths have been reported in the country this year with Maharashtra reporting the highest at 26, the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UN condemns acts aimed at jeopardizing integrity of Libyan elections
Tripoli, Nov 30 (IANS) The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has condemned acts intended to jeopardize the integrity of the elections in Libya.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Surveillance strengthened at Hyderabad Airport for Omicron
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Health authorities in Telangana have strengthened surveillance at Hyderabad Airport in view of Omicron, the new variant of Covid-19 reported in few countries.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Coastal sea temperatures around New Zealand well above average
Wellington, Nov 30 (IANS) Coastal sea temperatures around New Zealand have risen well above average recently, a National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) meteorologist said on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
With eye on the title, Indian women's hockey team leaves for Korea
Bengaluru, Nov 30 (IANS) With an eye on the Asian Champions Trophy title, the Indian women's hockey team left for Donghae, Korea on Tuesday afternoon from the Kempegowda International Airport, here.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Physician's daughter kidnapped in Afghanistan
Kabul, Nov 30 (IANS) A group of men kidnapped the daughter of a physician near a school in Mazar-i-Sharif city, capital of Balkh province in Afghanistan, police said.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Israel,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Dealing with the pressure of T10 format will help me: Odean Smith
Abu Dhabi, Nov 30 (IANS) Deccan Gladiators' fast bowler Odean Smith on Tuesday said that his stint in Abu Dhabi T10 has prepared him for the upcoming limited-overs series against Pakistan.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Ecuador enforces controversial tax reform
Quito, Nov 30 (IANS) Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso mandated into law a controversial tax reform bill aimed at raising more than $1.9 billion over the next two years to alleviate the country's economic crisis.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Ecuador,Politics
Azerbaijan military helicopter crashes, some crew killed
Baku, Nov 30 (IANS) A military helicopter of Azerbaijan's Border Service crashed on Tuesday during a training exercise, leaving some crew members dead and others injured, according to authorities.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Azerbaijan,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Loopholes in US CDC Covid-19 requirement for air travellers
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) Loopholes exist in the new Covid-19 vaccine requirement issued by US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as the guideline fails to cover all potential coronavirus carriers, Forbes has warned.
2021-11-30
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Politics
Admiral R. Hari Kumar takes over as Indian Navy chief
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Admiral R. Hari Kumar, a Gunnery specialist and an advocate of integrated theatre commands, took over as Chief of the Naval Staff. He succeeds Admiral Karambir Singh, who retires upon superannuation, after an illustrious career, spanning over forty one years, in the Indian Navy.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Sony working on PS controllers for smartphones: Report
Tokyo, Nov 30 (IANS) Tech giant Sony is working on PlayStation controllers for smartphones, say media reports.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Japan,Technology
Delhi HC seeks Centre's response on plea for live-streaming of same-sex marriages
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought the response of the Centre on live-streaming of same-sex marriage proceedings in the country on a plea, in which the petitioner termed the recognition of the LGBT community that constitutes nearly eight percent of the population, as a matter of national importance and live streaming can host a larger audience.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Palestinian president warns Israel not to undermine two-state solution
Ramallah, Nov 30 (IANS) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has warned Israel not to undermine the vision of the two-state solution, which is backed by the international community.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Israel,Politics
HC seeks Facebook's response over hacking of actress' page
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought response over the petition filed by Bhojpuri film actress Neha Shree seeking directions to Facebook and others to restore access to her FB page and account on the social media platform --which were hacked, and are being used to post explicit and illegal content.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights
S. Korea ships 539,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to Philippines
Seoul, Nov 30 (IANS) South Korea has shipped 539,000 doses of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine to the Philippines to help the Southeast Asian nation address its vaccine shortage, Seoul's foreign ministry said on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Gold seized from seat pocket of flight at Hyderabad Airport
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Customs officials at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here seized 472.8 grams gold in paste form from seat pockets of a flight that arrived from Guwahati.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indian space sector's organisational structure likely to mirror of atomic energy
Chennai, Nov 30 (IANS) Officials of the Indian space sector, both serving and retired, are of the view that the space sector's organisational structure is expected to mirror that of India's atomic energy sector.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech,Technology
First suspected case of Omicron detected in S. Korea
Seoul, Nov 30 (IANS) The first suspected case of Omicron variant of Covid-19 has been detected in South Korea, health authorities said on Tuesday, as the nation tightened its entry restrictions to prevent the virus from spreading in the country.
2021-11-30
Category: International, South Korea,National,Health/Medicine
Liquor bottle found 50 m away from CM's chamber in Bihar assembly
Patna, Nov 30 (IANS) Opposition leaders in Bihar demanded resignation of the Chief Minister after an empty bottle of liquor was found inside the premises of the state assembly on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Minor boy abducted in Delhi, rescued from Mumbai
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) A minor boy, who was kidnapped from the national capital five days back, has been rescued by the Delhi Police from Mumbai, an official said here on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Odisha police arrests one person in QNet scam
Bhubaneswar, Nov 30 (IANS) The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Odisha police has arrested a person for his alleged involvement in the Q-Net fraud case, officials said on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
La Nina impacts temperature, precipitation but not climate change: WMO
Geneva, Nov 30 (IANS) Pointing out that La Nina has developed for the second consecutive year, influencing temperatures and precipitation and is expected to last into early 2022, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) on Tuesday said it will, however, not have a direct impact on climate change.
2021-11-30
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Environment/Wildlife,Science/Tech
SA govt assures best bio-secure environment for India cricketers during tour
Cape Town, Nov 30 (IANS) The South African government has given full assurance to the Indian government and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) that the Indian cricket teams touring the country would be provided the best "bio-secure environment" to ensure the safety of players from the fast-spreading Omicron variant of Covid-19.
2021-11-30
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Priyanka attacks Yogi govt over law and order
Lucknow, Nov 30 (IANS) Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday slammed the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh over the poor law-and-order situation.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Oli re-elected UML Chairman by huge margin
Kathmandu, Nov 30 (IANS) Former Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli was elected as Chairman of the Nepal Communist Party-UML for the second time on Tuesday, defeating senior party leader, Bhim Bahadur Rawal, by a huge margin.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
S. Korea rethinks plan for UN peacekeeping conference over Omicron scare
Seoul, Nov 30 (IANS) South Korea is reconsidering plans to host a major international conference on UN peacekeeping and some other diplomatic events scheduled for next month on concerns about the spread of the new Covid-19 variant, Omicron, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: International, South Korea,Health/Medicine,Politics
NEP has a global outlook with India centric approach: K'taka minister
Bengaluru, Nov 30 (IANS) The National Education Policy (NEP-2021) though global in its' outlook, aims to instill love towards the motherland among students, C.N.Ashwath Narayan, Minister for Higher Education, said on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Politics
'Bigg Boss Telugu 5' nominations: Priyanka dumps Kajal, who stood up for her
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) After Anchor Ravi's elimination from 'Bigg Boss Telugu 5', the housemates are still in a shock, as it was least expected that Ravi would get out of the show even before reaching the top five list.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz
Jindal Global Law School to host Global Law Schools' Summit with over 150 thought leaders from 35 countries
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) under the O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) will present a truly international, one-of-its-kind Global Law Schools' Summit from December 1-3 on the theme "The Present and Future of Global Legal Education".
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
LS adjourned for the day amid continuous protests by oppn
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The proceedings of the Lok Sabha on Tuesday were adjourned for the day amid continuous protests by opposition members.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Delnaaz Irani to display her non-comic side in 'Kabhi Kabhie Ittefaq Sey'
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Former 'Bigg Boss' contestant and popular TV actress Delnaaz Irani talks about playing a non-comic character in the upcoming show 'Kabhi Kabhie Ittefaq Sey'.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Sitharaman seeks to allay apprehensions on cryptocurrency
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Stating that a Bill on Cryptocurrency and Regulation of Official Digital Currency will be introduced in the Lok Sabha, the government on Tuesday said the question of monitoring cryptocurrency transactions, if any, or regulating cryptocurrency transactions, is consequent to the passage of the Bill in Parliament.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
1,900-year-old industry building, large cemetery discovered in Israel
Jerusalem, Nov 30 (IANS) Israeli archaeologists have discovered the remains of an industrial building and a nearby wide cemetery, both dating back to about 1,900 years ago, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) said on Monday.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Israel,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Sanjay Dutt signed as Arunachal Pradesh brand ambassador
Itanagar, Nov 30 (IANS) Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt has been roped in by the Arunachal Pradesh government to be the brand ambassador for the state.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Recover Rs 35,000 mining loot; restart mining activity in Goa: Faleiro tells RS
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) Newly appointed Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP Luizinho Faleiro on Tuesday demanded recovery of Rs 35,000 crore illegal mining loot by the mining companies in Goa, while also demanding scrapping of road, rail (expansion) and power projects in protected forest areas along the Goa-Karnataka border in his debut speech in the Upper House on.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Iraqis sceptical about real pullout of US forces from Iraq
Baghdad, Nov 30 (IANS) As the date for the withdrawal of US combat forces from Iraq approaches by the end of 2021, Iraqis remain sceptical about whether the withdrawal is real or just on paper.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
OPPO Reno7, Reno7 Pro India price revealed ahead of launch
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) OPPO is planning to announce the Reno7 lineup in India by January next year and now ahead of it, the pricing details of the devices have leaked online.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Gulfam Khan shares her experience of visiting IFFI in Goa
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actress Gulfam Khan, who is currently seen in TV show 'Ziddi Dil Maane Na', is thrilled after attending the International Film Festival of India in Goa.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Playing a cop was quite a ride: Rima Kallingal
Chennai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actress Rima Kallingal, who plays a police officer for the first time in fight choreographer-turned-director Stunt Silva's film 'Chithirai Sevvaanam', says playing a cop was "quite a ride".
2021-11-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Tesla Cybertruck will have yoke steering wheel: Musk
San Francisco, Nov 30 (IANS) Tech billionaire Elon Musk has confirmed that the Tesla Cybertruck will have a yoke steering wheel.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Aparnna Mallik on working with Aarya Babbar in upcoming movie 'Shashank'
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) 'Sitapur - The City of Gangsters' actress Aparnna Mallik talks about her upcoming film 'Shashank' and her southern debut.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rajasthan ramps up health infra to fight possible third Covid wave
Jaipur, Nov 30 (IANS) Warning people that Covid-19 has not gone yet and is returning in new variant forms, Rajasthan Health Minister Parsadi Lal Meena on Tuesday said that health infrastructure is being ramped up in the state as there is a possibility of third wave hitting children.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Kerala aiming for zero AIDS cases by 2025
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 30 (IANS) If the World Health Organisation is aiming for no new AIDS cases by 2030, Kerala is planning to achieve it by 2025, said State Health Minister Veena George.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Kamal Haasan still in hospital but doing fine: MNM
Chennai, Nov 30 (IANS) Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM), the political party of politician and actor Kamal Haasan, has clarified that the actor hasn't been discharged from the hospital yet but that he is doing fine.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Emraan Hashmi on his acting career: 'It was the best accident'
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) He has been a part of the Hindi film industry for 18 years and has given hits such as 'Murder', 'Jannat', 'Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai', 'Shanghai' and 'The Dirty Picture' among others.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Surging dengue cases leave K'taka health dept in a tizzy
Bengaluru, Nov 30 (IANS) Rising dengue cases in Karnataka, especially Bengaluru, since the last two months has left the health department worried and hunting for ways to curb the spike.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
5.1-magnitude earthquake strikes Turkey's Izmir, no casualties
Istanbul, Nov 30 (IANS) A 5.1-magnitude earthquake jolted Turkey's western province of Izmir on Tuesday, with no casualties reported.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Turkey,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
I don't demand unconditional acceptance: Samantha Ruth Prabhu
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Samantha Ruth Prabhu has now become the 'Digital Cover Star' for 'Elle'. The actress who is termed to be the 'Change Maker', is currently wearing different hats at work.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
81 new dengue cases, 2 more deaths reported in Pakistan's Punjab
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistan's eastern Punjab province reported 81 new dengue fever cases and two more deaths during the last 24 hours, Secretary of the Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department of Punjab Imran Sikandar Baloch said on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Pakistan,Health/Medicine,Politics
Police arrest Chennai woman who sold her baby boy and lodged 'false' complaint
Chennai, Nov 30 (IANS) A 28-year-old woman was arrested by the Vyperi police in Chennai after she allegedly made a 'false' complaint that she was robbed of Rs 2.5 lakh, which she received after selling her baby, by two people.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UK watchdog directs Facebook to sell online GIF platform Giphy
London, Nov 30 (IANS) The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) on Tuesday ordered Facebook's parent company Meta to sell online database and search engine Giphy, as the $315 million acquisition could harm social media users and UK advertisers.
2021-11-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kyrgyzstan to ban entry of foreigners from Omicron-affected countries
Bishkek, Nov 30 (IANS) Kyrgyzstan will impose restrictions on entry of foreigners from countries affected by the new Omicron variant of Covid-19, the Cabinet of Ministers said on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Kyrgyzstan,Health/Medicine,Politics
World at risk of 7.7 mn AIDS-related deaths in next decade: UNAIDS
Geneva, Nov 30 (IANS) Unless leaders tackle stark inequalities, the world could face 7.7 million AIDS-related deaths over the next 10 years, the Joint UN Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) warned in a new report, ahead of World AIDS Day on December 1.
2021-11-30
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine
RS adjourned for day in absence of Oppn
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The proceedings of the Rajya Sabha were adjourned for the day on Tuesday after the Opposition staged a walk-out over Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu's refusal to revoke the suspension of the 12 MPs.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Police can't prevent transfer of shares', SC stays UP Police notice to Yes Bank
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the Uttar Police notice restraining Yes Bank from transferring and exercising voting rights on its Dish TV shares.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
India to see 500 mn 5G mobile subscriptions by 2027: Report
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The 5G technology will represent around 39 per cent of mobile subscriptions in India at the end of 2027, estimated at about 500 million subscriptions, a new Ericsson report said on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Rains likely in Rajasthan as temperature dips in many dists
Jaipur, Nov 30 (IANS) The meteorological department on Tuesday predicted rains in Rajasthan's Udaipur, Kota and Jodhpur division as many districts of the state continued to witness dip in temperature.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife
'What's your Aadhaar number', when Goa CM almost fell for voice phishing scam
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday revealed how he almost fell for a voice phishing scam, when an unknown caller almost made him reveal his Aadhaar card number, claiming that his bank account would be frozen if the detail was not furnished immediately.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Gavaskar slams New Zealand's timid batting in Kanpur Test
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Legendary Sunil Gavaskar slammed New Zealand for their timid batting in the second innings of the first Test at the Green Park stadium in Kanpur. Despite Tom Latham and William Somerville setting up a superb platform for their team in the second innings, Gavaskar said the visitors were not playing for a win; they just managed to hold on to a draw.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
We need to be more confident as a unit: India coach Thomas Dennerby
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Indian women's football team head coach Thomas Dennerby surmised that his side needs to be more confident with the ball while building their attacks in their next match against Venezuela in Manaus, Brazil.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Netizens slam new Twitter CEO Parag Agarwal over old tweet on racism
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Parag Agarwal, the new Indian-origin CEO of Twitter replacing Jack Dorsey, was trolled on Tuesday on his own platform for an 11-year-old tweet that carried racist remarks.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Ninety-90 bash to be held in May-June 2022
Dubai, Nov 30 (IANS) The Ninety-90 Bash, sanctioned by Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence and Chairman of the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), will be held at the iconic Sharjah cricket stadium in May-June next year.
2021-11-30
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Goa Minister involved in sex scandal, CM trying to destroy evidence: Congress
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) Goa Congress president Girish Chodankar on Tuesday made a sensational accusation claiming a state cabinet minister (without mentioning the name) was involved in a sex scandal and alleged that Chief Minister Pramod Sawant knew about it and was trying to destroy evidence linked to the case.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Samsung Galaxy A23 likely to feature 50MP camera
Seoul, Nov 30 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung is likely to feature a 50MP camera in its upcoming smartphone -- Galaxy A23.
2021-11-30
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Redmi Note 11T 5G with dual rear cameras, 90Hz display launched
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Redmi on Tuesday launched a new smartphone 'Redmi Note 11T 5G' as a rebranded version of the regular Redmi Note 11 5G that was launched in China last month.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
25 who underwent cataract operation in Bihar's Muzaffarpur lose eyesight
Patna, Nov 30 (IANS) At least 25 persons got severe infection in their eyes and eventually lost their eyesight after they underwent a cataract operation at a hospital in Bihar's Muzaffarpur, an official said on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Bodies of lovers found hanging in orchard in UP
Unnao, Nov 30 (IANS) The bodies of a young couple were found hanging from a tree in an orchard in Mishri Ganj village under Ajgain police circle in Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
'Covishield found 63% effective in fully vaccinated individuals during 2nd surge'
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Covishield vaccine effectiveness against SARS-CoV-2 infection in fully vaccinated individuals was found to be 63 per cent during the second wave, according to a study.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
20 injured after 30 vehicles pile up in Pakistan due to dense fog
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) At least 20 people were injured on Tuesday morning after 30 vehicles piled up due to dense fog at three different locations in Pakistan, police said.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
realme working on GT 2 Pro as its first premium flagship phone: CEO
Beijing, Nov 30 (IANS) Smartphone brand realme has officially confirmed that the company is working towards unveiling realme GT 2 Pro, which sits in the high-end segment of the market.
2021-11-30
Category: International, China,Technology
Questions over Pak Prez for using official position to advertise son's dental practice
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Fingers are being pointed at a potential conflict of interest of Pakistan President Dr Arif Alvi who used his official position to benefit his family business and congratulated his son on Twitter, for bringing in foreign investment and wished him success.
2021-11-30
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
5.5-magnitude quake hits Japan's Izu Islands: USGS
Hong Kong, Nov 30 (IANS) An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 jolted Izu Islands, Japan, at 06:53 GMT on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Hong Kong,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Japan confirms first case of Omicron
Tokyo, Nov 30 (IANS) The country has detected the first case of the Omicron variant of Covid-19, the Japanese government said on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Japan,Health/Medicine,Politics
Centre advises states to ensure health infra, drugs availability amid Omicron threat
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Centre on Tuesday advised the states and UTs to ensure preparedness of health infrastructure like availability of ICU, O2 beds, ventilators, etc. and to implement ECRP-II, with focus on rural areas and for paediatric cases.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
Australia not going back to lockdowns in wake of Omicron variant: PM
Canberra, Nov 30 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has declared that he will not allow the country to go back into lockdown in response to the Omicron variant of Covid-19.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Australia,Politics
LS adjourned till 3 p.m. amid opposition ruckus
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The proceedings of the Lok Sabha on Tuesday was again adjourned till 3 p.m. within a few minutes after it re-assembled at 2 p.m. amid opposition's protests on various issues including suspension of 12 Rajya Sabah members. This was the second adjournment on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Covid pandemic leaves behind trail of depression, anxiety
Lucknow, Nov 30 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic has left behind a trail of cases, related to depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorders that have gone up manifold among people of all age groups.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
S. Korea's industrial output fall hits 1.5-year high in October
Seoul, Nov 30 (IANS) South Korea's industrial output logged the fastest fall in one and a half years last month due to the Covid-19 pandemic, statistical office data showed on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Stafanie Taylor, Hayley Matthews move up in latest ICC ODI rankings
Dubai, Nov 30 (IANS) West Indies women cricketers Stafanie Taylor and Hayley Matthews on Tuesday rose in the ICC Women's ODI batting and all-rounder rankings respectively.
2021-11-30
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Musk praises Parag Agrawal, says US benefits from Indian talent
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Soon after Parag Agrawal, an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, became Chief Technology Officer (CEO) of Twitter, Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk took to the micro blogging site to praise Indian talent in the US.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Turkey on high alert against Omicron Covid-19 variant
Istanbul, Nov 30 (IANS) Turkey is on high alert to step up its measures against the new Covid variant Omicron, Turkish health experts told Xinhua.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Turkey,Health/Medicine,Politics
Mamata on 3-day Mumbai visit
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is going on a three-day visit to Mumbai on Tuesday afternoon.
2021-11-30
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
5 in 10 Indian workers say they're more productive from home: Gartner
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Five in 10 Indian employees, currently part of the hybrid work regime, say they were more productive while working remotely as they avoided traffic woes, a Gartner report said on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Cambodia bans travellers from 10 African countries to check Omicron variant
Phnom Penh, Nov 30 (IANS) Cambodia imposed restrictions on visitors from 10 countries in Africa to avert the spread of a new strain of Covid-19 known as Omicron or B.1.1529, the country's Health Minister Mam Bunheng said.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Cambodia,Health/Medicine,Politics
'Waited for long', SC to decide punishment for Vijay Mallya in Jan
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it has waited for sufficiently long, and the process to award punishment to Vijay Mallya in a contempt of court, in which he was held guilty in July 2017, must get over. The top court has scheduled the matter for disposal in January, where it will decide the quantum of punishment for him.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Australian scientists establish platform to combine human, machine intelligence
Canberra, Nov 30 (IANS) Australia's national science agency has established a new platform to combine human and artificial intelligence.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Australia,Politics,Science/Tech
10 water bodies in Delhi to be declared wetlands
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) As many as 10 water bodies in the national capital would be declared wetlands by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC).
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
'Naa Kosam' song from Nagarjuna's 'Bangarraju' out on Dec 1
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Father-son duo Nagarjuna Akkineni and Naga Chaitanya Akkineni have come together for the upcoming movie 'Bangarraju', a sequel to Kalyan Krishna Kurasala's 'Soggade Chinni Nayana'.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Pooja Hegde: The idea is to do good work, prove your credibility
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) After making her debut opposite Hrithik Roshan in Ashutosh Gowariker's 'Mohenjo-Daro', Pooja Hegde took the pan-India approach and worked in various regional film industries.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
One child was infected with HIV every 2 minutes in 2020: UNICEF
New York, Nov 30 (IANS) Even as the world struggled to cope with Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, one child was newly infected with HIV every two minutes amounting to at least 300,000 children in the year, according to a new report by UNICEF on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Swede Dish: Elli AvrRam opens up about her Swedish short film 'With You'
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) After making a mark for herself in Bollywood, Elli AvrRam is now exploring more opportunities with her Swedish short film 'With You'.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
K'taka man gets 7 yrs RI in 2014 kidnap, rape case
Dakshina Kannada, Nov 30 (IANS) A local court on Tuesday awarded seven years rigorous imprisonment to a man for kidnapping and raping a minor girl in this Karnataka district.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Will double down on India growth in next 6 months: WhatsApp Pay
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) WhatsApp India on Tuesday said that over the next six months, it will make significant investments regarding digital payments on its platform across the country, to accelerate its growth in a market where adoption of unified payments interface (UPI)-based payments has exploded.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Delhi Police arrests two more arms suppliers
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Delhi Police have arrested two more illegal arms suppliers in connection with an illegal arms racket.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Richa Chadha says podcasts are a popular medium to explore creativity
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Bollywood actress Richa Chadha has been getting several podcast offers after the success of 'Virus 2062'. She says it is a popular medium to explore her creativity and that it is only set to grow in the Indian market.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Kerala models' death case: Arrested interior designer a drug addict
Kochi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Crime Branch wing of the Kerala police, which is probing the death of three people, including two models, in a car accident on November 1, on Tuesday confirmed that the arrested interior designer Saiju Thankachen is a drug addict.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Omicron concerns: Mumbai, Pune, Nashik postpone schools' reopening
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Amid concerns of the Covid-19 variant Omicron, the reopening of schools from Class 1 to 7 has been postponed by 10-15 days in Mumbai, Pune and Nashik, officials said here on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Africa's Covid cases near 8.64 mn
Addis Ababa, Nov 30 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa reached 8,638,595 as of Monday evening, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Vivek Madaan turns nostalgic as 'Talaash' completes 9 years
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actor Vivek Madaan, who is seen in the series 'Special Ops 1.5' along with Kay Kay Menon, has talked about Aamir Khan's 'Talaash: The Answer Lies Within' as the movie completed 9 years recently.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BHU study points to role of small RNAs in infection
Varanasi (UP), Nov 30 (IANS) A study conducted by researchers of the Molecular Biology Unit at the Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University (IMS-BHU) has highlighted the role of small RNAs (Ribonucleic acid) during Chandipura virus infection, which can be used in microRNA-based therapy.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Police give clean chit to actor Arjun Sarja in sexual misconduct case
Bengaluru, Nov 30 (IANS) Popular south Indian actor Arjun Sarja has been cleared of sexual misconduct charges levelled against him by south Indian actress Sruthi Hariharan when she came out with her '#MeToo' story.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
After announcing amnesty, Taliban hunt down Afghan security forces
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Taliban summarily executed some former security force members in front of their families or have left their bodies where they were likely to be found.
2021-11-30
Category: International, India,International
RJD, BJP MLAs get into verbal duel in Bihar Assembly premises
Patna, Nov 30 (IANS) Two MLAs, Bhai Virendra from the RJD and Sanjay Saraogi of the BJP, on Tuesday entered into a verbal fight in the Bihar Assembly premises.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Bradley Cooper recalls being threatened at knifepoint
Los Angeles, Nov 30 (IANS) Hollywood star Bradley Cooper was en route to collect his four-year-old daughter Lea when he was held up at knifepoint and the actor says the situation was "pretty insane".
2021-11-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
MHA asks states/UTs for rigorous screening of int'l passengers
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday asked all States and Union Territories (UTs) for rigorous screening of international passengers arriving in India and also extended Covid-19 protocols till December 31.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Blood groups A, B and Rh+ are more prone to Covid: Study
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) People with blood groups A, B and Rh+ are more susceptible to Covid-19 infection whereas O, AB and Rh- are at lower risk of infection, according to a study released on Tuesday by Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH).
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Gotham Awards: 'The Lost Daughter' wins top honour, 'Squid Game' named Breakthrough series
New York, Nov 30 (IANS) Maggie Gyllenhaal's directorial debut 'The Lost Daughter' dominated the 2021 Gotham Awards and the popular Netflix survival drama was named as one of the Breakthrough series in the event.
2021-11-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
No case of Omicron variant detected in India so far: Mandaviya
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) No case of Omicron variant has been detected in the country so far, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya told the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mayawati promises to 'take care' of all castes if voted to power
Lucknow, Nov 30 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Chief Mayawati on Tuesday promised to 'take care' of all the sections of society, including the OBCs.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Delhi HC nixes fresh plea seeking ban on Salman Khurshid's book
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday rejected a fresh petition seeking direction from the Centre and Delhi government to stop the publication, circulation, and sale of former Union Minister and Congress leader Salman Khurshid's "controversial" book for its alleged remarks on Hindutva likening it to radical jihadist groups like ISIS and Boko Haram.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Cambodia allows entertainment venues in capital to reopen
Phnom Penh, Nov 30 (IANS) Cambodia on Tuesday allowed all karaoke parlors, nightclubs, and bars in capital city Phnom Penh to reopen after a long halt due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Cambodia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Sara Ali Khan is grateful Aanand L. Rai chose her to play Rinku in 'Atrangi Re'
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Sara Ali Khan is being praised post the trailer release of 'Atrangi Re'. For her, working with the film's director Aanand L. Rai has been a memorable experience as his direction allowed her to explore the nuances of the character.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Noise unveils new earbuds at Rs 2,499
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Domestic tech-lifestyle brand Noise on Tuesday launched its new pair of truly wireless earbuds -- Air Buds Pro -- that is powered by the active noise cancellation (ANC) feature at Rs 2,499.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Actress Divya Bharathi turns emotional at Bachelor pre-release press meet
Chennai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actress Divya Bharathi, who plays the female lead in the much-awaited entertainer 'Bachelor', which features actor and music director G.V. Prakash in the lead, on Monday turned emotional while talking about the support her mother, a single parent, had been providing her.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Akhilesh leaves Shivpal guessing on alliance status
Lucknow, Nov 30 (IANS) Even as Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav is busy sewing up alliances with smaller parties, he is keeping his estranged uncle Shivpal Singh Yadav on tenterhooks.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Pakistan crush Bangladesh by eight wickets; take 1-0 lead in Test series
Chattogram, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistan secured a convincing eight-wicket victory over Bangladesh in the opening Test here with skipper Babar Azam and Azhar Ali guiding the tourists to victory after fine half centuries by Abid Ali and Abdullah Shafique had laid the platform for a win on Monday evening.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
The mystery of Rakhi Sawant's husband and other controversies (IANS Special)
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Dancer and actress Rakhi Sawant, who recently entered 'Bigg Boss 15' house as wild card contestant with her husband Ritesh, has always been into controversies for her married life.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Galaxy S22, S22+ camera specs revealed ahead of launch
Seoul, Nov 30 (IANS) Samsung is expected to launch the Samsung Galaxy S22 series in the first quarter of next year and now a new report has revealed the camera specifications of the upcoming phones.
2021-11-30
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Blast rocks Afghan capital Kabul, no casualties confirmed (ld)
Kabul, Nov 30 (IANS) A blast, obviously a roadside bomb rocked Darul Aman road on the western edge of the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday morning, leaving no casualties, spokesman for Interior Ministry Qari Sayed Khosti said.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Nine shutters raised as water level touches 142 ft in Mullaperiyar dam
Chennai, Nov 30 (IANS) With water levels touching the 142 ft mark, authorities raised as many as nine 13 shutters of the Mullaperiyar dam on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
DiagRight focuses on last mile connectivity in diagnostic process to reduce scope of errors
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) The Indian diagnostics industry has been evolving at a rapid pace over the years proving to be one of the crucial components of the healthcare sector owing to the reliance of the medical professionals on the diagnostic statement to validate, accurately diagnose ailments and provide the right treatment.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
UK watchdog expected to block Meta's Giphy deal: Report
London, Nov 30 (IANS) The UK Competition and Markets Authority is expected to block Meta's $315 million acquisition of Giphy in the near future, media reports say.
2021-11-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Myanmar to vaccinate 50% of target group by year end
Yangon, Nov 30 (IANS) Myanmar plans to vaccinate 50 per cent of the target group by the end of December this year, state media reported on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Myanmar,National,Health/Medicine
Australian researchers shed light on Sun's role as water source
Syndey, Nov 30 (IANS) Scientists from Australia's Curtin University have shown how the Sun may have played an unexpected role in the formation of the "Blue Planet".
2021-11-30
Category: International, Australia,Politics,Science/Tech
Why is India not banning int'l flights, Kejriwal asks PM
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) In the wake of emergence of a new Covid-19 variant -- Omicron, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ban international flights as most of them land in the national capital.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
LS adjourned till 2 p.m. amid Opposition protests
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Lok Sabha proceedings on Tuesday adjourned till 2 p.m. amid the Opposition's protests demanding a discussion on the repealed the farm laws.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Strict guidelines virtually rule Perth out for fifth Ashes Test
Perth, Nov 30 (IANS) In a move that could virtually shut the doors for Perth to host the fifth and final Ashes Test, Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan has said that tough border restrictions would remain in place due to the emergence of the new Covid-19 variant, and that the players will have to quarantine for 14 days to be able to play the match.
2021-11-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
This is how CIOs can drive value creation amid pandemic
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) To accelerate value creation in the pandemic, CIOs and IT executives should focus on three key areas ? leading from anywhere, nurturing connections and reaching beyond, a Gartner report said on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Taliban elite special forces tasked with night raids on former security force members
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Taliban have intensified searches for former members of the Khost Protection Force (KPF), a special forces unit that had been founded and supported by the US Central Intelligence Agency.
2021-11-30
Category: International, India,International
FB whistleblower to testify before US Congress again
San Francisco, Nov 30 (IANS) To discuss possible legislative changes to tech's controversial legal liability shield -- Section 230, the US House Democrats have announced that Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen will testify before Congress a second time on Wednesday.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Ahead of his visit, Putin praises India as one of the hubs of a multipolar world
New Delhi, Nov 30: With December 6 inching closer, India and Russia are warming up to the first face-to-face meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Russian President Vladimir Putin in more than two years.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,National
Desperate Imran Khan compromises on Pakistan's sovereign rights to get $4.2 bn loan from Saudi Arabia
New Delhi, Nov 30: A day after the Imran Khan led government celebrated Saudi Arabia's $4.2 billion cash loan and hailed it as a symbol of brotherly relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, Pakistani experts have been calling it a damp squib because of the harsh terms and conditions put by Saudi Arabia.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,National
Amazon, Target fueling port pollution, harming communities: Report
San Francisco, Nov 30 (IANS) Amazon and retail giant Target are playing an 'outsized' role in the current congestion and pollution crisis at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in the US, a new study has revealed.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
'Tech brought in more southpaws into cricket, intelligent systems will push the game' (Book Review)
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Technology has brought in more left-handers into cricket as umpiring standards improved and along the way, "intelligent systems that understand the game better than we do will be augmenting selection and tactics, adapting to conditions faster than we can and guiding everything from field placings to bowling changes, leading cricket thinkers Nathan Leamon and Ben Jones write in "Hitting Against the Spin -How Cricket Really Works".
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
K'taka to hold meeting on 'Omicron'
Bengaluru, Nov 30 (IANS) Karnataka Health Minister K. Sudhakar will hold a meeting on Tuesday to discuss the possible impact of the new Covid variant 'Omicron' in the state and also to take a call on formulation of new Covid guidelines.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Trinamool to amend party constitution to accommodate leaders of other states
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) In an effort to carry forward Trinamool Congress National General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee's idea to create party units in 15 states within a year, the party has decided to amend its constitution to accommodate leaders from the other states into the working committee.
2021-11-30
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Attapadi a 'paradise for politicking', as infant deaths continue unabated
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 30 (IANS) Five infants have died due to malnutrition and other health issues in Attapadi in Palakkad district in less than a week, giving the political fronts in Kerala a chance to score brownie points, indulge in blamegame and politicise the issue.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Abhay comes with experience, Karan with his freshness: 'Velle' director
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Director Deven Munjal has shared his experience of working with actors Abhay Deol and Karan Deol in his upcoming film 'Velle'.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Covid vaccine czar says India will have 4-5 bn doses in 2022
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) India's vaccine czar, Dr N.K. Arora, Chairman, Covid-19 Working Group of the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI), has said the country has "a very robust pipeline for new vaccines", which will be in place in the "coming eight to 12 weeks".
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
Popular Telugu lyricist Sirivennela still in ICU
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Popular Telugu lyricist Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry, who was hospitalised for lung-related ailments, remains under close observation in hospital.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Maha probes accused duo Param Bir Singh-Sachin Vaze 'meet'
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Maharashtra Home Minister Dilip Walse-Patil announced that a probe has been ordered into the Monday 'meeting' between the former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh and his former associate and sacked cop Sachin Vaze, here on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Pralhad Joshi attacks Sonia over suspension of Oppn MPs
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi on Tuesday trained guns on Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi and asked whether the conduct of the opposition MPs who were suspended for protests during monsoon session was okay.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Zimbabwe launches new five-year strategic plan to end HIV/AIDS
Harare, Nov 30 (IANS) Zimbabwe has launched a national HIV/AIDS strategic plan which is set to guide resource allocation and implementation of the country's HIV response for the next five years, the state broadcaster ZBC reported.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Health/Medicine,Politics
PM Modi is and will remain committed to farmers: Tomar
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, responding to attacks by the Opposition parties over the farmers' issues, on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi "is and will remain committed towards farmers and agriculture".
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Breakthrough Covid infections 3 times more in immunocompromised: Pfizer
New York, Nov 30 (IANS) Covid-19 infections in the 'fully' vaccinated are rare but are more common and severe in people with weaker immune systems, according to a real-world retrospective study led by the US drug maker Pfizer involving nearly 1.2 million people.
2021-11-30
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Upbeat Odisha FC keen to put it across wounded SC East Bengal
Goa, Nov 30 (IANS) Buoyed by their opening game win against star-studded Bengaluru FC, an upbeat Odisha FC would aim to put it across a wounded SC East Bengal when they take on the Kolkata giants in the Indian Super League (ISL) match at the Tilak Maidan Stadium here later on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Cricket
RS Chairman rejects request to revoke suspension of 12 MPs
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday turned down the Opposition's appeal for revocation of suspension of 12 MPs.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Opinion of Jesus Christ', SC junks students' plea alleging error in Hindi translation of physics question
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday was informed by the Centre that a three-member expert committee comprising professors of IIT, Delhi Technological University, and the National Physics Laboratory, which was set by National Testing Agency (NTA), concluded that there was no error in a physics question in Hindi in the NEET-UG 2021.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Rights group demand SL police to stop 'human rights abuses'
Colombo, Nov 30 (IANS) Amidst Police Scotland's decision to stop training of Sri Lankan Police, country's civil society groups and lawyers have urged the police chief to stop the alleged human rights violations by cops and "convert his institution to one that respect human rights".
2021-11-30
Category: International, Sri Lanka,International
Reliance Capital welcomes RBI move to resolve company's debt in accordance with IBC Code
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Reliance Capital Limited has welcomed the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) move to resolve the Company's debt in accordance with the IBC Code.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Total travel bans 'collective punishment'; scientific methods should contain Omicron: Guterres
United Nations, Nov 30 (IANS) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres views completely banning citizens of certain countries from travel as a form of "collective punishment" and nations should instead use scientific methods to prevent the spread of the Omicron variant of Covid-19, according to his Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric.
2021-11-30
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Won't wait: SC to begin hearing on sentencing of Vijay Mallya in contempt of court
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) In a big development in the Vijay Mallya case, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said it will begin hearing on sentencing him in a contempt of court, in which he was held guilty in July 2017.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Ikk' is a psychological fantasy thriller, not a sports film: Babu Tamizh
Chennai, Nov 30 (IANS) The story of 'Ikk', which is all set to hit screens on December 10, will revolve around the life of a football player.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
'Spider-Man' producer says a new trilogy with Tom Holland in the works
Los Angeles, Nov 30 (IANS) It seems that Hollywood star Tom Holland isn't packing up his Spider-Man suit any time soon as Sony producer Amy Pascal says not only will Holland be back as the superhero, but another movie trilogy is in the works.
2021-11-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Taliban executed or 'disappeared' more than 100 military personnel
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Taliban forces in Afghanistan have summarily executed or forcibly disappeared more than 100 former police and intelligence officers in just four provinces since taking over the country on August 15, despite a proclaimed amnesty, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: International, India,International
In The Doc: Vidyut Xavier decodes his role in medical drama 'Dhadkan Zindaggi Kii'
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actor Vidyut Xavier has been roped in to play a chief surgeon in the upcoming show 'Dhadkan Zindaggi Kii'.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Mamata to meet Sharad Pawar, India Inc in Mumbai
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will call on the Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar during her Mumbai visit starting here Tuesday, official sources said here.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Djokovic's father flays Australian Open organisers, says Novak probably won't play
Melbourne, Nov 30 (IANS) World No. 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic "probably won't" play the Australian Open beginning January 17 next year as his father Srdjan feels the tournament organisers' decision to not allow unvaccinated players -- or players who don't share their Covid-19 vaccination status -- amounts to "blackmail".
2021-11-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Fourth single from Pawan Kalyan's 'Bheemla Nayak' out on Dec 1
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Pawan Kalyan's highly anticipated Telugu multi-starrer 'Bheemla Nayak' is all set for a huge release soon and the makers have announced the release of another interesting single from the action drama.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Four of family found dead in Delhi's Siraspur village
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Four people, including two children, were found dead at a house in northern Delhi's Sirsapur village, an official said here on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Before 2014, Bills referred to standing committee due to differences within ruling party: BJP
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Countering the opposition allegation of passing Bills without consideration of Parliament Standing Committees, the ruling BJP on Tuesday said that for 25 years before 2014 referring Bills to the committee was necessary due to the prevailing non consensus and difference of opinions within the ruling party itself.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sikandar Kher: I'm a hungry actor, open to all kinds of roles
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) After garnering appreciation for his work in the International Emmy-nominated 'Aarya' and crime drama 'Mum Bhai', Sikandar Kher has all his fingers in the pie as offers from production houses in the south have flooded his calendar.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Biden discusses supply chain issues with CEOs of Samsung, other firms
Seoul, Nov 30 (IANS) US President Joe Biden met with chief executives of several major retailers and other companies, including Samsung Electronics of South Korea, to discuss efforts to tackle the global supply chain bottlenecks for the holiday shopping season, the White House said.
2021-11-30
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Kanye West's car breaks auction records
Los Angeles, Nov 30 (IANS) Rapper Kanye West's old car broke records while up for auction in Wyoming.
2021-11-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Delhi-NCR records 'very poor' air quality
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Delhi-NCR on Tuesday woke up to a misty morning and the Air Quality Index (AQI) stood at 362 in the 'very poor' category.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Over 20 injured in road accident in West Champaran
Patna, Nov 30 (IANS) More than 20 persons were injured when a bus collided with a truck in Bihar's West Champaran district on Tuesday morning, police said.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
886 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast
Tripoli, Nov 30 (IANS) The International Organisation for Migration has said that 886 illegal migrants have been rescued and returned to Libya in the past week.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Sri Lanka says all steps taken to prevent entry of Omicron variant
Colombo, Nov 30 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government on Monday said that it has taken all necessary measures in preventing the entry of the newly found Omicron variant of Covid-19 as many countries were closing their borders for arrivals.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Sri Lanka,National,Health/Medicine
'Magic Mike 3' in the works with Channing Tatum
Los Angeles, Nov 30 (IANS) Hollywood star Channing Tatum and director Steven Soderbergh will reunite for 'Magic Mike's Last Dance', the third installment of the male stripper saga 'Magic Mike'.
2021-11-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Despite uncertainties, England's Buttler determined to enjoy Ashes challenges
Brisbane, Nov 30 (IANS) England's hero of the ICC T20 World Cup campaign, Jos Buttler, says he has "nothing to lose" in the Ashes series given the waves of uncertainty hitting the sport every now and then, adding that he was "fully determined" to enjoy all the challenges that are thrown up in the series beginning at the Gabba on December 8.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
More cases of Omicron variant reported in Australia's New South Wales
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) More cases infected with the new Omicron variant of Covid-19 were reported in Australia's New South Wales (NSW) state.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Australia,National,Health/Medicine
Long live debate-less Parliamentary democracy: Chidambaram on Farm Laws Repeal Bill
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) A day after the Farm Laws Repeal Bill was passed in Parliament without any debate, Congress MP P. Chidambaram on Tuesday took a jibe at the Prime Minister saying, "Long live debate-less Parliamentary democracy! "
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Balakrishna's talk show sets new OTT record
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Telugu star Nandamuri Balakrishna's maiden celebrity talk show on Aha has set a record as 'Unstoppable With NBK' has clocked over 4 million video plays on the OTT platform.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz
WHO spl session seeking 'pandemic treaty' amid Omicron concerns
Geneva, Nov 30 (IANS) A special session of the World Health Assembly (WHA) kicked off here amid growing concerns over the latest Omicron coronavirus variant, where the participants aim to negotiate a new "pandemic treaty."
2021-11-30
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,National,Health/Medicine
Ayushmann giving rise to 'content-pole' cinema: Abhishek Kapoor
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Filmmaker Abhishek Kapoor has heaped praises on his 'Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui' star Ayushmann Khurrana and said that the actor has bridged the gap between conventional tentpole movies and parallel cinema.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Lucknow zoo may be named after Atal
Lucknow, Nov 30 (IANS) Continuing its name changing spree, the Yogi Adityanath government is now mulling a proposal to name the Lucknow Zoo after former Prime Minister, late Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Panasonic confirms data breach, probing cyber attack
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Japanese consumer electronics company Panasonic has confirmed that its network was illegally accessed by a third party on November 11.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Gucci family issues scathing statement over their portrayal in 'House of Gucci'
Los Angeles, Nov 30 (IANS) The members of Aldo Gucci, who was chairman of the Gucci fashion house from 1953 to 1986, have issued a statement saying they are "a bit disconcerted" about what they claim is their inaccurate portrayal in filmmaker Ridley Scott's 'House of Gucci'.
2021-11-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Ranveer brings alive greatest story of India's win with '83' trailer
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) The trailer for Ranveer Singh-starrer '83' is finally unveiled bringing alive one of the most unforgettable moments of Indian cricket.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Delhi's LNJP hospital designated to treat Omicron patients
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Delhi government-run Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Hospital has been designated to treat patients testing positive for the new Covid-19 variant Omicron.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Thank you for inspiring me, Bhajji pa? I took up off-spin only after seeing you: Ashwin
Kanpur, Nov 30 (IANS) India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has thanked Harbhajan Singh for inspiring him to bowl off-spin, saying that he picked up the ball only after seeing Bhajji's "wonderful spell" against Australia in 2001.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Oil marketing companies keep diesel, petrol prices unchanged
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Oil marketing companies on Tuesday kept the prices of diesel and petrol unchanged across major Indian cities.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Andhra sends 15% Covid samples for genome sequencing
Amaravati, Nov 30 (IANS) The health authorities in Andhra Pradesh are sending 15 per cent of Covid-19 positive samples for genome sequencing in view of the new variant Omicron, which has been reported in some countries.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
India logs 6,990 Covid cases, less than 10k for fourth straight day
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) India reported 6,990 fresh Covid cases in the past 24 hours, below the 10,000-mark for fourth consecutive day, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Tuesday morning.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Android Auto receives dual-SIM support: Report
San Francisco, Nov 30 (IANS) The search giant Google has started rolling out a new update for the Android Auto app that finally brings dual SIM support.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Cold wave continues in Kashmir, Ladakh
Srinagar, Nov 30 (IANS) Cold wave continued unabated in Kashmir and Ladakh on Tuesday as the minimum temperature dropped notches below the freezing point.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
IPCC distributes final draft on pathways to tackle climate change
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has distributed the final draft of the Working Group III contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) to governments.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Environment/Wildlife
Congress MPs move adjournment notices in LS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Amid face-off with the government, Congress MP Manish Tewari and Manickam Tagore gave notices for adjournment in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Equity indices rise in early trade; Sensex up 0.6%
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) gained in early trade session on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Tharoor offers apology after Twitter backlash on selfie with women MPs
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Congress MP Shashi Tharoor offered an apology after he posted his picture on the first day of the winter session of Parliament.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Son kills father for property; tries to frame stepmother
Bijnor, Nov 30 (IANS) A week after the murder of a 57-year-old man in Dharmuwala village under Badhapur police circle, the police have arrested the victim's son and two of his accomplices and sent them to jail on Monday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mitchell Starc just not bowling well enough to warrant Ashes Test place: Warne
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) Former Australian spinner Shane Warne has said 31-year-old pace bowler Mitchell Starc is "just not bowling well enough" to warrant a place in the home side for the Ashes series beginning at the Gabba on December 8.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Battlegrounds Mobile India best game of 2021: Google Play India
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI), a game developed specifically for the country, has become the 'Best Game of the year', while Garena Free Fire MAX was the 'Users' Choice pick' in 2021, a Google Play India report said on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Social media star held for duping woman
Lucknow, Nov 30 (IANS) The Lucknow Police have arrested a 25-year-old star on online social media platform for allegedly luring a Mumbai-based singer and actress into a relationship and dumping her when she became pregnant.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
20 students test Covid positive in K'taka
Bengaluru, Nov 30 (IANS) The district administrations are on high alert after 13 students of a government-run residential hostel in Hassan and seven medical college students, including an internee, tested positive for Covid-19, the health department officials said on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Global Covid caseload tops 262.14 mn
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) The global coronavirus caseload has topped 262.14 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 5.20 million and vaccination to over 7.95 billion, according to Johns Hopkins University.
2021-11-30
Category: International, United States,National
PhonePe 'SafeCard' enables businesses to implement tokenisation easily
Bengaluru, Nov 30 (IANS) PhonePe, Indias leading digital payments platform, on Tuesday announced that its SafeCard tokenisation solution for online businesses enables their end customers to experience the convenience of saved card transactions with added security.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Miscreants rob B'luru family on the pretext of administering Omicron vax
Bengaluru, Nov 30 (IANS) In a shocking case, miscreants entered a house in Bengaluru on the pretext of giving a jab for the new virus Omicron and robbed the inmates of gold jewellery, the police said on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Messi wins record seventh Ballon d'Or as Putellas claims women's award
Paris, Nov 30 (IANS) Argentina's Lionel Messi has bagged the Ballon d'Or award for a record-extending seventh time, as his former club Barcelona's Alexia Putellas clinched the women's award after a stellar season with the Catalan club.
2021-11-30
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
Rape survivor delivers child at home after being turned away from hospital
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 30 (IANS) A widow, who had been sexually assaulted by her brother-in-law, gave birth to a child in her house after being turned away by doctors at the Bhitargaon CHC.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Judge pays fee of Dalit student, orders IIT to admit her
Lucknow, Nov 30 (IANS) In a heart-warming gesture, a judge of the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court gave Rs 15,000 to a poor Dalit student who could not deposit the fees for allotment of a seat in IIT(BHU) after cracking it through joint entrance examination (JEE) advanced.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Bride's cousin beaten to death for stopping DJ
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 30 (IANS) A bride's cousin was beaten to death when he stopped the DJ from playing music to allow marriage rituals to continue.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP crosses 16 crore-mark in Covid vaccinations
Lucknow, Nov 30 (IANS) Vaccinations in Uttar Pradesh have crossed another milestone with the state recording more than 16 crore doses till Monday.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Govt official, wife found murdered in UP district
Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 30 (IANS) A government official and his wife were found brutally murdered in their under-construction house in the Tithaupur village under Tarva police station in Azamgarh.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ancient coins found in UP's Baghpat
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 30 (IANS) Amit Rai Jain, a Baghpat-based businessman, has found 16 coins made of silver and copper which have a bull and a horseman engraved on them.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Apple working on new wireless charging tech: Report
San Francisco, Nov 30 (IANS) Apple is reportedly working on a charger that can power multiple devices, an iPhone, AirPods, and Watch simultaneously.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Govt to introduce important Bills in Lok Sabha today
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The government on Tuesday will table 'The High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill, 2021' in the Lok Sabha. Law Minister Kiren Rjiju will introduce the Bill.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
US global posture review calls for allies' cooperation to counter N.Korea, China threats
Seoul, Nov 30 (IANS) The US Department of Defence has concluded its review of the global defence posture, calling for cooperation with allies and partner countries to deter North Korean threats and potential Chinese aggression.
2021-11-30
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
S.Korea to halt further easing of distancing rules amid spiking Covid cases
Seoul, Nov 30 (IANS) President Moon Jae-in has said that the government will halt a further easing of social distancing rules amid spiking Covid-19 infections, and speed up the administration of booster shots and secure more hospital beds over the next four weeks.
2021-11-30
Category: International, South Korea,Health/Medicine,Politics
Oppn likely to boycott session if suspension of 12 MPs not revoked
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The floor leaders of opposition are meeting on Tuesday to discuss strategy after the suspension of 12 MPs in the Rajya Sabha. Sources said that if the suspension was not revoked, the opposition may decide to boycott the House.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
New Zealand reports 134 new community cases of Covid-19 Delta variant
Wellington, Nov 30 (IANS) New Zealand reported 134 new Delta variant cases of Covid-19 in the community on Tuesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country's current community outbreak to 8,431.
2021-11-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
4 killed, 19 wounded by storm in Turkey's Istanbul: Governor's office
Istanbul, Nov 30 (IANS) The death toll in a powerful southwest wind storm in Turkey's largest city Istanbul increased to four, the Istanbul Governor's Office said in a statement.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Turkey,Crime/Disaster/Accident
$US reverses losses as risk sentiment improves
New York, Nov 30 (IANS) The US dollar rose in late trading as investors' concern over Covid-19 variant Omicron recedes.
2021-11-30
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
US House Democrats mulls new stopgap spending measure to avoid govt shutdown: media
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) US Democrats in the House of Representatives are considering proposing a new stopgap spending measure that would keep the federal government funded through mid-to-late January, local media has reported.
2021-11-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
Omicron Covid-19 variant poses downside risks to US economy: Fed Chief
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) The recent rise in Covid-19 cases and the emergence of the Omicron variant pose downside risks to US employment and economic activity and increased uncertainty for inflation, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said in a written testimony.
2021-11-30
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
At least 20 people killed in attack on IDP site in Congo: UN
United Nations, Nov 30 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and several wounded in a raid on an internally displaced persons (IDPs) site in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN humanitarians have said.
2021-11-30
Category: International, United States,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Omicron variant of "concern" not "despair": Brazilian Health minister
Brasilia, Nov 30 (IANS) The new variant of the coronavirus Omicron is a variant of "concern" not "despair," Brazil's Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga said, adding that the country's health system is prepared for an eventual new Covid-19 wave.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Brazil,Health/Medicine
Sudan refuses to relinquish disputed Fashaga area with Ethiopia
Khartoum, Nov 30 (IANS) Chairman of Sudan's Transitional Sovereign Council, Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan has vowed not to relinquish the lands of Fashaga area on the border with Ethiopia, the Council said in a statement.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Sudan,Politics
Ukraine's farm trade with Asia soars 20% in January-September
Kiev, Nov 30 (IANS) The agricultural products trade between Ukraine and Asian countries reached $10 billion in January through September 2021, soaring 20 per cent year-on-year, official figures have showed.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Ukraine,Business/Economy
EU, Russia, Iran optimistic after resumption of nuclear talks
Vienna, Nov 30 (IANS) Diplomats from EU, Russia and Iran in Vienna expressed optimism amid a fresh round of Iran nuclear talks aimed at reviving the 2015 nuclear deal after a hiatus of more than five months.
2021-11-30
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
As IIT, central school boy Parag Agarwal breaks into born-in-India US CEOs XI, a listing of alma maters
New York, Nov 30 (IANS) Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has named IIT Mumbai, central school alumnus, Parag Agarwal, as his successor. IANS refreshes a list of prominent CEOs of US Inc. and the schools in India (and the US) that shaped their lives.
2021-11-30
Category: International, United States,Technology
US should drop Trump's maximum pressure policy against Iran: Iranian spokesman
Tehran, Nov 30 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman, Saeed Khatibzadeh has said the current US govenment should stop following the maximum pressure policy by former President Donald Trump against Iran.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Turkey,Defence/Security,Politics
11 persons killed, 252 inmates escape after Nigeria's prison attack: official
Lagos, Nov 30 (IANS) At least 11 persons were killed and 252 inmates escaped from a custodial center in central Nigeria's Plateau state when a group of unknown gunmen attacked the facility, an official has said.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Portugal,Crime/Disaster/Accident
German car trade falls sharply due to lack of chips, delivery bottlenecks
Berlin, Nov 30 (IANS) Germany's passenger car exports in the third quarter (Q3) of this year declined 17.2 per cent year-on-year to 23.1 billion euros ($26 billion) due to lack of chips and other delivery bottlenecks, while electric cars recorded strong gains, according to the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis).
2021-11-30
Category: International, Germany,Business/Economy
Visegrad Group Presidents urge people to get vaccinated, voice solidarity with Poland
Budapest, Nov 30 (IANS) The Presidents of the Visegrad Group countries launched a Covid-19 pandemic appeal in Budapest, urging people to get vaccinated, and stressed their solidarity with Poland over the migrant crisis.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Hungary,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Russia starts developing new Covid-19 vaccine against Omicron variant
Moscow, Nov 30 (IANS) Russia's Gamaleya National Research Center of Epidemiology and Microbiology has said it has begun developing a new version of Sputnik vaccine adapted to target the Omicron variant of Covid-19.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Violations of Palestinian rights threaten two-state solution, warns UN Chief
United Nations (New York), Nov 30 (IANS) United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres has said constant violations of the rights of Palestinians threaten the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
2021-11-30
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
Pakistani rupee falls to all-time low against $US
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Devaluation of the Pakistani rupee against the US dollar continued as the greenback touched an all-time high of 176.20 rupees in interbank trading, figures from the State Bank of Pakistan revealed.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Pakistan,Business/Economy
Cambodian King, Queen Mother express condolences over death of Prince Ranariddh
Phnom Penh, Nov 30 (IANS) Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk have extended their profound condolences to the bereaved royal families over the death of Prince Norodom Ranariddh.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Cambodia,Politics
Pakistani public urged to get fully vaccinated over Omicron variant
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Asad Umar, Head of Pakistan's National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), that leads the nation's campaign against Covid-19 on Monday urged the Pakistani people to get fully vaccinated in order to protect themselves from the new Omicron variant of Covid-19.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Pakistan,Health/Medicine
Biden urges calm over Omicron COVID-19 variant, promises efforts for modified vaccines
New York, Nov 30 (IANS) US President Joe Biden has sought to reassure the country about the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus, telling Americans that his administration was working with vaccine manufacturers to modify vaccines and booster shots should that prove necessary.
2021-11-30
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Protests break out across Lebanon against worsening living conditions, currency collapse
Beirut, Nov 30 (IANS) Protests broke out across Lebanon against deteriorating living conditions and the collapse of the local currency, the National News Agency reported.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
Russia successfully test-fires Tsirkon hypersonic missile
Moscow, Nov 30 (IANS) Russian frigate Admiral Gorshkov has successfully test launched a Tsirkon hypersonic cruise missile from the White Sea, Russia's Defence Ministry has said
2021-11-30
Category: International, Russian Federation,Defence/Security,Technology
We have lots of match-winners: Team Abu Dhabi's Liam Livingstone
Abu Dhabi, Nov 30 (IANS) Team Abu Dhabi have match-winners all the way through, skipper Liam Livingstone said after an eight-run victory over Deccan Gladiators in the Abu Dhabi T10 played at the Zayed Cricket Stadium.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Centre offers vaccines, other help to Omicron-affected nations
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Indian government on Monday offered 'Made in India' vaccine supply and other help to the countries dealing with new Covid variant 'Omicron' in Africa.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
As Twitter CEO, IIT grad Parag Agrawal joins array of Indian-origin tech leaders (News Analysis)
New York, Nov 30 (IANS) Twitter has appointed Parag Agrawal, who has pledged to "reshape the future of public conversation," as its CEO succeeding Jack Dorsey, the embattled social media company announced on Monday.
2021-11-30
Category: International, United States,Technology
T10: Shahzad, Rajapaksa fifties hand Chennai Braves 10-wicket win
Abu Dhabi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Chennai Braves registered their first victory in the Abu Dhabi T10 after defeating the Northern Warriors by 10 wickets on Monday. After bowling out Northern Warriors for 108, The Chennai Braves openers Mohammad Shahzad and Bhanuka Rajapaksa raced to their target in 8.3 overs.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
BJP's Madurai unit demands Modi's picture be displayed in govt offices
Chennai, Nov 30 (IANS) The Madurai unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has appealed to the Tamil Nadu government through the district collector to display images of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at all the government offices.
2021-11-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Concerned over new Covid variant, MP reviews preparedness
Bhopal, Nov 29 (IANS) Concerned over the new Covid-19 variant -- Omicron -- Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday directed the concerned officials in all the districts of the state to remain vigilant.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Former England captain Ray Illingworth backs assisted dying as he reveals cancer diagnosis
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Former England captain Ray Illingworth has revealed that he is receiving treatment for oesophageal cancer. The 89-year-old, who led England to a Test series victory in Australia in 1970-71, lost his wife last year and now he is undergoing radiotherapy for cancer. Illingworth now wants to change the law on legalised assisted dying.
2021-11-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
LS members posed over 360 questions on air pollution: Paper
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Lok Sabha members have raised at least 368 questions on air pollution in India from 2000 to 2019, with more than 200 of them raised in 2016 or later, with crop residue burning emerging as the most common source of interest, a new working paper has found.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
DO levels improved at 40 locations on Ganga since 2014: Jal Shakti Ministry
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The government on Monday claimed that because of its multi-sectoral interventions, Dissolved Oxygen (DO) has improved at 40 locations while Faecal Coliform (FC) has improved at 21 locations on river Ganga between 2014 and 2021.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
La Liga: Four things we learned from Spain's Matchday 15
Madrid, Nov 29 (IANS) Real Madrid opened up a four-point lead at the top of La Liga after their narrow 2-1 win at home over Sevilla on Sunday at the end of a weekend marked by some poor refereeing. Here are some things we learned in Spain this weekend:
2021-11-29
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Assam floods: Govt admits failure of flood management, protection structures
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Failure of flood management and flood protection structures, deforestation/watershed degradation, and encroachment of riverine areas were among the major reasons as recognised by the government for the annual floods in Assam, the Parliament was informed on Monday.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Congress firm on going alone in Bihar Assembly's Winter session
Patna, Nov 29 (IANS) Despite its dismal performance in the recent Bihar by-elections, the Congress on Monday decided to stay alone during the proceedings of the Assembly's Winter session.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Assam, Nagaland CMs to meet Shah soon on Naga peace talks
Kohima, Nov 29 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and his Nagaland counterpart Neiphiu Rio would soon meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah to discuss the Naga political issue and the opposition-less United Democratic Alliance (UDA) government in Nagaland, officials said here on Monday.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
Sputnik V, Sputnik Light will neutralise latest Covid variant: RDIF
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Gamaleya Institute believes that both Sputnik V and Sputnik Light will neutralise the latest variant of Covid-19, Omicron, Kirill Dmitriev, CEO of the Russian Direct Investment Fund on Monday.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
T10: Livingstone's fifty helps Team Abu Dhabi register big win
Abu Dhabi, Nov 29 (IANS) Captain Liam Livingstone led the way with the bat as Team Abu Dhabi defeated Deccan Gladiators by eight runs in the Abu Dhabi T10 on Monday. After Team Abu Dhabi posted a total of 125/4 in their 10 overs, the Deccan Gladiators couldn't find a way to bat at the required rate and eventually fell short of their target.
2021-11-29
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Only 1.73% of forested area encroached, says Govt
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Of the total 7,67,419 sq km recorded forest aea (RFA) in the country as per the 2019 data, as much as 13,294.77 sq km - amounting to mere 1.73 per cent - is under encroachment, with Madhya Pradesh and Assam witnessing most encroachments, the Parliament was told on Monday.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Hockey5s made us more valiant on the field, say junior WC Hockey captains
Bhubaneswar Nov 29 (IANS) Four junior Hockey team captains including Indias Vivek Sagar Prasad, who are currently participating in the FIH Odisha Hockey Mens Junior World Cup in Bhubaneswar, said that experience of playing 'Hockey5s' made them more valiant on the field.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Hockey
Lack of awareness, facilities behind higher IMR among tribals
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Lack of awareness, not attending to institutional medical facilities, distinctive culture, geographical isolation, and backwardness are reasons behind the higher Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) among tribal communities, the Parliament was told on Monday.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Parag Agarwal joins elite club of Indian-origin CEOs
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Parag Agarwal, the newly-appointed CEO of Twitter, has joined the high-profile league of Indian and Indian origin honchos, who are calling the shots at global corporations.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
Ashwin becomes India's third-highest wicket-taker in Tests, Bhajji congratulates him (ld)
Kanpur, Nov 29 (IANS) Senior off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Monday moved past Harbhajan Singh's tally of 417 wickets, becoming India's third-highest wicket-keeper in Test cricket. Former India spinner Harbhajan Singh congratulated Ashwin for his achievement on Monday.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Omicron, third wave fears lead to spike in vaccination rate in K'taka
Bengaluru, Nov 29 (IANS) The people of Karnataka, who did not take Covid vaccine shots despite several appeals by the state government, are now thronging the vaccination centers amid fears of new Covid variant Omicron and the outbreak of a possible third wave of the pandemic.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Andhra Governor re-admitted to Hyderabad hospital
Hyderabad, Nov 29 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan was re-admitted to AIG Hospitals here on Monday, six days after he was discharged following treatment for Covid-19.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Jack Dorsey quits as Twitter CEO, announces IIT man Parag Agarwal as successor
New York, Nov 29 (IANS) Jack Dorsey, the maverick behind making Twitter the world's go-to social platform to rant, laud, troll or play simple catch up, is moving on.
2021-11-29
Category: International, United States,Technology,Diaspora
Tribal freedom fighters' museum to come up in 10 states
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) To acknowledge the contribution of the tribals who faught against the British rule, the Ministry of Tribal Affairs has sanctioned Tribal Freedom Fighters' Museum in 10 states.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Narcotics use up in Bihar after strict liquor ban, says JDU MLA
Patna, Nov 29 (IANS) An MLA of Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United on Monday claimed that the use of narcoticsubstances have increased in the state ever since the strict implementation of liquor ban by the state police, and sought action in this regard.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
AASU leader killed by mob while rescuing accident victim
Guwahati, Nov 29 (IANS) An All Assam Students' Union (AASU) leader was killed and two others seriously injured by a mob in Assam's Jorhat on Monday, police said.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fluorides, nitrates, arsenic, iron polluting groundwater in India
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Fluorides, nitrates, arsenic and iron have been found above the optimum levels in the groundwater of 370, 423, 154 and 341 districts of the country, respectively, the Parliament was informed on Monday.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine,Politics
What Jack Dorsey said in his latest tweet
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Jack Dorsey, the co-founder of Twitter, in his latest tweet on Monday announced that he is stepping down as the chief of the company after 16 years of service.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
673 districts have prepared disaster management plans: Govt
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) As many as 673 districts of the country have prepared District Disaster Management Plans (DDMP), as per inputs by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), the Parliament was informed on Monday.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
BJP announces list of candidates for municipal polls in Kolkata
Kolkata, Nov 29 (IANS) With only two days to go for the last date of filing nominations for the upcoming Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) elections, the BJP on Monday became the last major political party after Trinamool Congress, CPM and Congress to announce their candidates' list.
2021-11-29
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Fiscal Push: India's Q2FY22 GDP growth seen between 7-9%
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Healthy monsoon season along with pent-up demand are expected to accelerate India's Q2FY22 GDP growth rate to over 7 per cent during Q2FY22, experts said.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Pegasus row: SC panel asks petitioners to submit phone for technical evaluation
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The 3-member expert panel constituted by the Supreme Court to investigate whether the Centre has used the Pegasus spyware to snoop on citizens has sent out mails to petitioners asking them to submit their mobile instruments for testing/technical examination.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
ISL 2021-22: Chennaiyin FC defeat NorthEast 2-1
Fatorda (Goa), Nov 29 (IANS) Chennaiyin FC beat NorthEast United FC 2-1 in the 2021-22 Hero Indian Super League (ISL) match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Fatorda, Goa on Monday.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Odisha Speaker warns action against 'unruly' behaviour by legislators
Bhubaneswar, Nov 29 (IANS) Ahead of the Odisha Assembly's month-long Winter session, Speaker S.N. Patro on Monday said that action will be taken as per rules, if any member creates ruckus in the House during Question Hour and Governor's speech.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Govt's proposal to amend Forest Conservation Act receives over 5,600 responses
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Centre said on Monday that more than 5,600 comments have been received by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change from various stakeholders on the proposal to amend the existing Forest Conservation Act.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Four Indian officials appointed for Hockey Men's World Cup 2023
Bhubaneswar, Nov 29 (IANS) : The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has appointed four Indian officials in various capacities for the FIH Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup 2023, Bhubaneswar - Rourkela. The FIH announced its decision on Monday.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Hockey
Two South Koreans escape from TN Police, reach Manipur to flee India
Chennai, Nov 29 (IANS) Two South Korean nationals, who were arrested in a case of GST evasion to the tune of crores of rupees, escaped from police custody in Tamil Nadu's Chengalpattu district last month, flew to Manipur, and are believed to have crossed out of India, police sources said.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Door-to-door ration scheme 'progressive reform', Delhi govt tells HC
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Delhi government on Monday submitted before the high court that the proposed door-to-door ration scheme is a 'progressive reform' for the marginalised, stating that the proposed scheme is in line with the objective of the National Food Security Act (NFSA).
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Most flag posts in Kerala 'red in colour', says Kerala HC
Kochi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Monday reiterated the menace caused by flag posts put up by political parties all across the streets and public places in the state and went a step forward by saying that most are "red" in colour, or belonging to the ruling Left.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
TPL 2021-22: Sania Mirza to support Bengaluru Spartans
Bengaluru, Nov 29 (IANS) The six-time Grand Slam champion, Sania Mirza has decided to join the Tennis Premier League Season 3 (TPL) where she will be supporting the Bengaluru Spartans team.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Indian-origin Parag Agrawal is new Twitter CEO
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) In a surprise development, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Monday decided to step down from a company he was deeply associated with, handing over the baton to Indian-origin Parag Agrawal, the current CTO, who will be the new CEO and a member of the Board, effective immediately.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Diaspora
ED grills former TN Health Minister in money laundering case
Chennai, Nov 29 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate on Monday questioned former Tamil Nadu Health Minister and AIADMK leader C. Vijayabhaskar in a case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).
2021-11-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
SC allows criminal proceedings against mining firm MD for illegal export
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday junked a petition by the Managing Director of Canara Overseas Ltd challenging criminal proceedings initiated against him and others for alleged illegal export of iron ore from Karnataka's Belekere port in 2009-10, and causing a loss of Rs 3.27 crore to the state exchequer.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Women's football national: Karen hat-trick fashions Maharashtra's big win
Kozhikode, Nov 29 (IANS) Former junior India striker Karen Pais hogged the limelight by notching up a fine hat-trick which fashioned Maharashtra's (WIFA) emphatic 6-0 win against Arunachal Pradesh in a Group-E league match of the AIFF Senior Women's National Football Championship at the EMS Corporation Stadium, Kozhikode, on Monday. Karen's teammate Valencia D'Mello struck a brace of goals and Trupti Deep netted one to round off the winning tally.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
Taliban gunmen checking mobile phones of Kabul residents
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Residents of Kabul complain that gunmen linked to the Taliban government have lately been checking their mobile phones, thus violating their privacy, Pajhwok News reported.
2021-11-29
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Telangana sanctions Rs 22.5 cr for farmers killed in agitation over 3 laws
Hyderabad, Nov 29 (IANS) The Telangana Cabinet on Monday sanctioned Rs 22.5 crore for financial assistance to the families of farmers killed during the nation-wide agitation against the three controversial, now withdrawn farm laws of the Centre.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
AIKS points at 'falsities' in govt's claims on Repeal Bill, Tomar blames Oppn for no debate
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Hours after the Parliament passed the Repeal of Farm Laws Bill 2021, the All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) on Monday declared that the farmers have "won the battle, but war will continue" and reiterated the 'ambiguities' and 'falsities' in the farm bills.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
No proposal for lockdown, take precautions, says Bommai
Davanagere (Karnataka), Nov 29 (IANS) Seeking to allay apprehensions, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday made it clear that there was no proposal to impose lockdown in the state.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Pacer Vasu Vats ruled out of India U-19 triangular series
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) India B fast bowler Vasu Vats suffered an injury and has been ruled out of the U-19 Triangular Series in Kolkata. He will now head to the National Cricket Academy (NCA) for further management of his injury. The All-India Junior Selection Committee on Monday named additions and replacements to India A and India B squads for the U-19 Triangular Series.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Omicron patients show extreme tiredness, no major oxygen drop
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) As fear grows over a new Covid variant now known as Omicron, doctors in South Africa have observed first symptoms of this new and deadly strain that are different from the Delta one.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
JM Financial gives 'sell' call for Paytm stocks with target price of Rs 1,240
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Brokerage house JM Financial has given a 'sell call for One97 Communications-owned Paytm, with a target price of Rs 1,240.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
South African returnee tests Covid positive in Chandigarh
Chandigarh, Nov 29 (IANS) A 39-year-old South Africa returnee was retested on Monday and turned out to be positive for Covid-19, the Chandigarh administration said.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Odisha Police constable with over Rs 2 cr assets raided
Bhubaneswar, Nov 29 (IANS) Odisha Police constable Sudarsan Pradhan, posted in Berhampur police district, is in the vigilance net for allegedly owning assets worth Rs 2.16 crore, an official said on Monday.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Telangana not to procure paddy from farmers in Rabi, blames Centre
Hyderabad, Nov 29 (IANS) With the Centre ruling out lifting of parboiled rice from Telangana, Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday announced that the state government will not set up paddy procurement centres in the coming Rabi season.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Kannada superstar Kichcha Sudeepa to present 83's Kannada version
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Kannada movie fans are in for a treat this Christmas, as their favourite star, Kichcha Sudeepa, joins hands with Reliance Entertainment to present the Kannada version of the much-awaited film, '83 starring Ranveer Singh in the lead role.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
SL vs WI, 2nd Test: Openers make steady start for Sri Lanka
Galle, Nov 29 (IANS) Opening batsman Pathum Nissanka scored an unbeaten 61 runs to get Sri Lanka off to a good start in a rain-curtailed day of the second Test against West Indies at the Galle International Stadium on Monday.
2021-11-29
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
High dividend payer Aurum Proptech's share up over 100% in Nov
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Consulting and software service provider firm Aurum Proptech has doubled its investors' wealth in the month of November.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
IND v NZ: It was about trying to bat long periods against a trong side, says Williamson
Kanpur, Nov 29 (IANS) New Zealand captain Kane Williamson said on Monday that the plan on day five of the first Test was about trying to bat long periods against 'a very strong' Indian team. He acknowledged the contributions, especially the last-wicket pair of Rachin Ravindra and Ajaz Patel, in delivering a thrilling draw for New Zealand. Ravindra and Patel batted 52 balls to pull off a heist of a draw at the Green Park Stadium.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Nepal suspended issuing visas to African visitors
Kathmandu, Nov 29 (IANS) Nepal on Monday suspended issuing visas to visitors from African nations after emergence of new Covid variant Omicron, believed to be lethal than existing ones.
2021-11-29
Category: International, Nepal,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Spectator chants 'yellow banana' during Chinese star's TT match
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Table tennis authorities have vowed to take action to "prevent the recurrence of racist incidents" after a spectator shouted "yellow banana" during star Chinese paddler Liang Jingkuns round-of-16 match at the World Championships in the US, the South China Morning Post reported.
2021-11-29
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Sports
'AIADMK executive to decide on appeal against HC verdict on Jaya house'
Chennai, Nov 29 (IANS) AIADMK Joint Coordinator and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Monday said that the party's state executive will decide whether to appeal against the Madras High Court order on the residence of late Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's residence 'Veda Nilayam'.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Kashmir's first virtual gaming arena comes up in Srinagar
Srinagar, Nov 29 (IANS) Kashmir's first virtual gaming arena was opened on Monday at the city centre in Lal Chowk in Srinagar.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Human Interest/Society
Delhi HC concerned over animal body's lack of attention to captive animals
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday expressed unhappiness over the lack of attention of the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) in a matter related to the captive animals kept in zoos, saying it will not hesitate to initiate contempt proceedings in this regard.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Environment/Wildlife
Omicron variant reminds that Covid is far from over: WHO
Geneva, Nov 29 (IANS) Even as the world is entering a third year into the Covid-19 pandemic, the infectious disease that claimed the lives of more than 5 million people so far is far from over, the WHO said on Monday.
2021-11-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,National,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Value buying lifts equity indices, IT stocks rise (Roundup)
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Value buying as well as expectations of a robust Q2FY22 GDP growth numbers lifted India's key equity indices -- S&P BSE sensex and NSE Nifty50 -- on Monday.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Passengers from European, 11 other nations have to undergo RT-PCR test: TN
Chennai, Nov 29 (IANS) With Omicron variant of coronavirus spreading overseas, the Tamil Nadu government on Monday said passengers from European and 11 other countries will have to undergo RT-PCR test and will be allowed to go home only after a negative report.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
End of road for Rahane & Ishant? Chorus grows to pump in young blood in Test team
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) With every passing Test, there is a growing chorus to pump in more young blood in the Indian cricket team and drop a few seniors, who are lacking the spark and hunger to perform consistently.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
No proposal to recognise Bitcoin as currency, says Sitharaman
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Centre has no proposal to recognise Bitcoin as a currency in the country, the Parliament was informed on Monday.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Take Chief Forest Conservator's nod to axe trees for Metro Phase IV: SC
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to obtain permission of the Chief Forest Conservator and the Environment Ministry for felling of trees for construction of Phase IV of metro project.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Tennis: Rutuja given top billing for ITF 15K event in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Nov 29 (IANS) Rutuja Bhosale of India, who made a successful return to the professional tennis circuit by clinching the singles title in an ITF women's tournament in Egypt in 2020, has been given the top billing for the USD 15K KSLTA-ITF World Women's Tour Championship, which begins here on Tuesday.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Nandal Finance to acquire Centre's 100% stake in Central Electronics
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Centre has decided the sale of Central Electronics (CEL) to Nandal Finance and Leasing for Rs 210 crore.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Parl panel not satisfied with Facebook's answers, to summon officials again
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information and Technology is not yet satisfied with the answers given by Facebook India in the matters of citizens' rights, and has decided to call Facebook representatives again.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP-run states ahead in vaccination drive
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The states ruled by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have performed better than those governed by the Congress and its allies when it comes to vaccinating their people.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Ankur Bhatia confirmed for second season of 'Crackdown'
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Actor Ankur Bhatia, who made a mark with his work in the International Emmy-nominated crime thriller series 'Aarya', has been roped in for the second season of spy thriller 'Crackdown'.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Param Bir Singh-Sachin Vaze 'meet', Congress cries foul, seeks probe
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) The Maharashtra Congress red-flagged a purported meeting between former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh and his former junior, sacked cop Sachin Vaze, on Monday, terming it as "a conspiracy" and demanding a high-level probe.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Piyush Mishra: As an artiste, I think I'm not talented, I'm just gifted
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) When the film 'Black Friday' was released in 2004, the lyrics of every song of the film gave goosebumps to its audience and it still does.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Ralf Rangnick appointed as interim manager of Manchester United
Manchester, Nov 29 (IANS) English Premier League club Manchester United on Monday announced the appointment of Ralf Rangnick as the interim manager until the end of the season.
2021-11-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
IND v NZ: I think we did a great job in prising out nine wickets on the last day, says Dravid
Kanpur, Nov 29 (IANS) India head coach Rahul Dravid appreciated the efforts of the bowlers in taking out nine wickets on day five in the drawn first Test against New Zealand at the Green Park Stadium on Monday. He added that pitch did not challenge outer as well as inner edges on day five. The last-wicket New Zealand pair of Rachin Ravindra and Ajaz Patel were defiant in keeping India away from a win, managing to save the match in a thrilling draw.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Tariff hike by telcos to improve sector's revenue, cash flow
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) An upward revision in prepaid tariffs by domestic telecom majors is expected to provide much-needed breather to the overall sector in the run up to the rollout of 5G services in the country.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Amid Covid, Nagaland's Hornbill Festival fever grips NE states
Kohima, Nov 29 (IANS) The Hornbill Festival 'fever' has gripped the entire northeastern region with the event's epicentre - the Naga Heritage Village Kisama in southern Nagaland - in excited mood on holding of the 10-day mega carnival, beginning December 1, after the pandemic.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Art/Culture/Books
IIT-G's new coating to help ordinary cloth masks fight Covid better
Guwahati, Nov 29 (IANS) Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT-G) have developed a 'Nanometer Thick Superhydrophobic Coating' material to modify ordinary cloth or silk masks, which will maintain its comfort while offering better protection against aerosol-driven infections such as Covid-19.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
Youth Congress pays tribute to farmers
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Youth Congress, under the leadership of National President, Srinivas B.V., paid tributes to the farmers who lost their lives during the agitation and a meeting was organised in their honour.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Paytm listing debacle sparks concern from investors for other IPOs
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Paytm listing debacle has sparked concern from investors and entrepreneurs, fearful that it could derail a string of expected Indian flotations that were supposed to cement the country's status as a leading destination for tech start-ups after the US and China, Financial Times reported.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Modi govt gave relief to depositors of failed coop bank: Surya
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Tejasvi Surya, Bengaluru South MP, has said that disbursal of Rs 5 lakh deposit insurance to the depositors of the Sri Guru Raghavendra Cooperative Bank is a big reprieve provided by the Narendra Modi government.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IND v NZ: He's a quality player and done well for India in the past, says Dravid on Rahane
Kanpur, Nov 29 (IANS) India head coach Rahul Dravid has backed captain Ajinkya Rahane to come good, saying that he is a quality player who did well for India in the past. He insisted that it is a matter of just one innings for Rahane to get back into form.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
LIC gets RBI approval to raise stake in Kotak Mahindra Bank
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) has received approval from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to increase its stake in the Kotak Mahindra Bank.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
British man becomes first to get 3D-printed eyeball
London, Nov 29 (IANS) A middle-aged man in the UK has become the first in the world to have a 3D-printed eye fitted as part of a trial, media reports said.
2021-11-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Maha has maximum GST dues pending with Centre, Congress says 'stepmom treatment'
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Maharashtra, which contributes the highest to the Centre's GST kitty, has the maximum amount outstanding for the past two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, a RTI reply has revealed.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Afghan national found dead on Delhi road
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) An Afghan national was found dead on a street in Delhi, police said on Monday.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gurugram DTCP to check OC in phased manner
Gurugram, Nov 29 (IANS) Following complaints against people who are involved in illegal construction after getting the occupation certificate (OC) in the licensed colonies, the district town and country planning (DTCP) department of Gurugram has decided that after giving the OC, the first inspection would be done after 10 days and the second after 45 days.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
IPL 2022: MI must retain Rohit, Bumrah, Pollard, and Ishan, says Irfan Pathan
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) With the franchises getting ready to finalise the retention list of players for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022, former India pacer Irfan Pathan feels that Mumbai Indians must retain captain Rohit Sharma, West Indies batsman Kieron Pollard, India Pacer Jasprit Bumrah and Ishan Kishan.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Are current RT-PCR tests enough to detect Omicron variant?
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Omicron, the newly-detected Covid variant which has stoked fears of vaccine resistance, is the most mutated version of the virus found so far.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Delhi sees one Covid death for 3rd consecutive day, 34 new cases
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Delhi recorded another Covid death on Monday - for the third consecutive day, taking total fatalities to 25,098, while there were 34 new cases in the last 24 hours, raising its tally to 14,40,900, the Health Department bulletin said.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
4 trapped in Jharkhand coal mine come out alive miraculously
Ranchi, Nov 29 (IANS) Four people who were trapped for nearly 90 hours in an illegal coal mine in Bokaro district of Jharkhand, came out alive miraculously on Monday morning.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
National snooker: Advani survives a scare; MP cueists Amee, Ishika sail into second roun
Bhopal, Nov 29 (IANS) Multiple-time world champion and winner of the World 6-Red snooker crown, Pankaj Advani of Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB), survived a scare from qualifier Santosh R of Karnataka before snatching a tight 4-3 win in a first-round match in Men's 6-Red Snooker section of the 88th National Billiards & Snooker Championship 2021 and being played at the Sage University Campus, on Monday.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
Mohammad Ali Baig receives 'Pride of Telangana' award
Hyderabad, Nov 29 (IANS) Well-known theatre personality Mohammad Ali Baig has received the 'Pride of Telangana' award of Round Table India.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Art/Culture/Books
Inter-state gang of cyber cheaters busted in Delhi, 4 held
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) An inter-state gang of cyber cheaters involved in clickjacking and sim blocking was busted by the Delhi Police, an official said here on Monday.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP says elections will be held in J&K soon after delimitation
Srinagar, Nov 29 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) J&K General Secretary, Ashok Koul said on Monday that elections will be held soon in the Union Territory after the delimitation process is over.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Three held in Chennai for gold smuggling
Chennai, Nov 29 (IANS) Three persons were arrested by the Customs officials of Chennai airport on the charges of trying to smuggle in gold, an official statement said.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BAN v PAK, 1st Test: Openers put Pak 93 runs away from Test win
Chattogram (Bangladesh), Nov 29 (IANS) Unbeaten half-centuries by Abid Ali and Abdullah Shafique put Pakistan just 93 runs away from registering a victory over Bangladesh in the first Test here.
2021-11-29
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
Telangana forms Cabinet panel to tackle Omicron
Hyderabad, Nov 29 (IANS) The Telangana government on Monday set up a Cabinet sub-committee to effectively counter the situation that may arise due to Omicron, the new variant of Coronavirus found in some countries.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Amarinder meets Khattar, terms it courtesy call
Chandigarh, Nov 29 (IANS) Former Punjab Chief Minister and Congress rebel Amarinder Singh on Monday called on Haryana Chief Minister and BJP leader Manohar Lal Khattar here.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Don't want any vaccine hesitancy, but concerns with mandates have to be heard: SC
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday said it does not want any vaccine hesitancy, but it will hear concerns raised in connection with vaccine mandates.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Around 19% rural habitations get less than 40 lpcd water: Jal Shakti Minister
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) As many as 3.15 lakh rural habitations having 18.67 per cent population get less than 40 litres per capita per day (lpcd) water with sources at a reasonable distance, while 0.43 lakh (2.5 per cent) rural habitations having 2.36 per cent population are reported to have water quality issues in drinking water sources, the government said on Monday.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Chandigarh man who fed thousands of hungry people for decades passes away
Chandigarh, Nov 29 (IANS) A self-made billionaire, who fed tens of thousands of hungry people with a fresh vegetarian meal everyday with his own funds outside the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here, passed away on Monday at the age of 86.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Punjab,National,Human Interest/Society
Indigenous smart tech to protect power grids from short-circuits
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) An Indian researcher has developed a unique innovation of a prototype of a smart system that can protect power grids from short-circuits by either automatically diverting the current into a parallel shunt or limiting a current surge by developing high resistance in the current path.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Bankrupt Sintex Industries' stocks double after RIL bid
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The stocks of Sintex Industries have been rising ever since Reliance Industries emerged as one of the bidders who showed interest to acquire the bankrupt firm.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Is govt on confrontation mode in parliament with opposition?
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) After repealing the farm laws, the government moved motion to suspend 12 Rajya Sabha MPs of the opposition for the whole winter session which commenced on Monday. The move has opened a new front for confrontation between the government and the opposition and the apprehensions are the session could be washed away.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Offensive photo shoot at Kartarpur annoys Sikh community
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) A clothing brand recently came under fire after an alleged photo shoot at the Kartarpur Gurdwara in Pakistan. In the shoot, a Lahore-based model can be seen bareheaded, posing for the camera, compromising the sanctity of the place, Express Tribune reported.
2021-11-29
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
'Bigg Boss 15': Rakhi Sawant tries to dominate Rajiv Adatia, turns into verbal spat
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) The upcoming 'Bigg Boss 15' episode will see a heated argument between Rakhi Sawant and Rajiv Adatia over kitchen duties.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Nissan to invest $17.6 bn in EV development over next 5 years
Tokyo, Nov 29 (IANS) As the adoption of electric vechicles enters top gear globally amid rising petrol-diesel prices, Japanese auto-maker Nissan on Monday said it will invest $17.6 billion (2 trillion Yen) in developing new EVs and battery technology over the next five years.
2021-11-29
Category: International, Japan,Business/Economy,Technology
Simbu thanks fans: I worked on 'Maanaadu' with faith in God and hard work
Chennai, Nov 29 (IANS) Actor Silambarasan, whose just released film 'Maanaadu' has opened to good reviews, has expressed his heartfelt thanks to fans and audiences for their love and support.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Rajamouli's pan-India magnum opus 'RRR' trailer out on Dec 3
Hyderabad, Nov 29 (IANS) The trailer of S.S. Rajamouli's pan-India epic 'RRR' will be released on December 3.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
IND v NZ: Winning the game would have been icing on the cake, says Iyer
Kanpur, Nov 29 (IANS) India batter Shreyas Iyer believes that he was happy with his performance in the first Test against New Zealand but would have felt better if Indian had won the match. He added that his mindset was about playing as many balls as possible. Iyer was the player of the match as India and New Zealand played out a thrilling draw for scoring 105 and 65 on debut.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Dilip Ghosh's comment on Mamata triggers controversy
Kolkata, Nov 29 (IANS) After Trinamool Congress decided not to attend the meeting of the opposition parties called by Mallikarjun Kharge of the Congress before the winter session of the Parliament, Dilip Ghosh's comment on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee triggered a controversy.
2021-11-29
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Amaal Mallik sings praises of Nikitaa for her album 'High Priestess'
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Indie music artiste Nikitaa is currently ruling the hearts and the charts with her recently released album 'High Priestess'.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
MP HC notice to state on Kamla Nehru hospital fire
Bhopal, Nov 29 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh High Court on Monday issued notice to the state government and sought its reply on the Kamla Nehru hospital fire incident which left at least five infants dead.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Poonia Bhagao' poster in Raje rally invites high command's attention
Jaipur, Nov 29 (IANS) If sources in Rajasthan BJP are to be believed, the posters in Vasundhara Raje's rally written 'Poonia Bhagao, BJP Bachao' on them, have invited the attention of the party high command and a detailed report has been sent to the party headquarters in Delhi.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Sham Mashalkar paints the big picture on TV vs. films
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Actor Sham Mashalkar, who will soon be seen in 'Sasural Genda Phool 2', was an assistant director for four years. After that, he became an actor, and he understands the insecurities involved in the profession.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
2,116 serious AEFI cases out of 119 cr Covid jabs, SC told
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Centre has told the Supreme Court that 2,116 serious and severe adverse event following immunisation (AEFI) cases have been reported from 1,19,38,44,741 doses of Covid-19 vaccine administered till November 24, and vaccination is not linked to any benefits or services.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Tarun Khanna on learning Marathi dialect for his role in 'Kashibai Bajirao Ballal'
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) TV actor Tarun Khanna talks about portraying the character of 'Balaji Vishwanath', who is Bajirao's father in the show 'Kashibai Bajirao Ballal' and how his co-actor Aishwarya Narkar helped him in learning the Marathi dialect for his role.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Nithya Menen reveals what excites her about 'Skylab'
Hyderabad, Nov 29 (IANS) Nithya Menen, who is one of the main leads in the upcoming movie 'Skylab', has also co-produced the venture. With the movie slated for release on December 4, the makers had arranged a grand pre-release event on Sunday.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Driver's self-taught flute skills impress Malayalam actor Kunchacko Boban
Chennai, Nov 29 (IANS) A gifted youngster, working as a driver in the unit of one of the films that Malayalam actor Kunchacko Boban is currently a part of, has impressed the actor with his flute-playing skills.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Omicron: Kerala orders 7 days quarantine for arrivals from high risk countries
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 29 (IANS) In wake of detection of new Covid variant Omicron in South Africa, Kerala Health Minister Veena George on Monday said so far, things are under control, but utmost caution has to be maintained and as a precautionary measure, all those arriving from high-risk countries will have to undergo seven days quarantine.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
'Last Tango in Paris' series to focus on Maria Schneider's perspective
Los Angeles, Nov 29 (IANS) 'Tango', a limited event series based on the tumultuous events surrounding the making of Bernardo Bertolucci's 1972 erotic drama 'Last Tango in Paris', is in the works by CBS Studios.
2021-11-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Advice from senior drag-flick specialists has helped me a lot, says Araijeet Hundal
Bhubaneswar, Nov 29 (IANS) With five goals to his name in just three matches at the ongoing FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup Bhubaneswar 2021, India's Araijeet Singh Hundal has grabbed the attention of hockey buffs with his impressive performance.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Hockey
Tiruchi police crack down on goat thieves, recover 60 animals
Chennai, Nov 29 (IANS) The Tiruchi range of Tamil Nadu police has launched a crackdown on goat thieves in the region and has recovered 60 goats worth Rs 3 lakh.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Over dozen unicorns to participate in Vibrant Gujarat Startup Summit 2022
Gandhinagar, Nov 29 (IANS) Over a dozen global unicorns and more than 1,000 Gujarat-based startups will participate in the Unicorn Conclave, as part of the VGGS 2022 to bring the startup ecosystem of India on one platform.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
S.Korea hopes for progress in Iran nuclear negotiations
Seoul, Nov 29 (IANS) South Korea welcomed on Monday the resumption of negotiations on reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and expressed hope for "substantive progress," amid the ongoing diplomatic row over Teheran's assets frozen here under US sanctions.
2021-11-29
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Mehreen Pirzada likely to be cast in Nagarjuna's 'The Ghost'
Hyderabad, Nov 29 (IANS) Akkineni Nagarjuna's upcoming movie 'The Ghost' is being helmed by Praveen Sattaru. With two schedules of shooting wrapped up, the makers of 'The Ghost' are still uncertain on whom to cast opposite Nagarjuna in an important role.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Cricket betting racket busted in Telangana, Rs 2 crore cash seized
Hyderabad, Nov 29 (IANS) Police in Telangana's Warangal town on Monday busted an online cricket betting racket with the arrest of two organisers and seized over Rs 2 crore cash.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
K'taka seeks additional grants from Centre for input subsidy
Tumakuru (Karnataka), Nov 29 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday said the state government has already written to the Centre seeking additional grants for input subsidy to compensate farmers badly hit by heavy rains.
2021-11-29
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Nagpur MLC poll: Corporators on excursion, exercise to keep flock together
Nagpur, Nov 29 (IANS) Election to the lone seat in the local bodies constituency on December 10 has turned the fortunes of a majority of the elected representatives in Nagpur.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Nawab Malik granted bail in defamation case filed by BJP activist
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) A Mumbai court on Monday granted bail to Maharashtra Minister Nawab Malik in a Rs 100 crore defamation suit filed by Bharatiya Janata Party activist Mohit (Kamboj) Bhartiya.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Vivek Oberoi shares what his parents think about his work as an actor
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) The upcoming season of 'Inside Edge 3' will showcase Vivek Oberoi's character of Vikrant Dhawan seeking revenge from his mentor, who cut him loose in Season 1.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
'Iran has serious demand for lifting sanctions in new round of nuke talks'
Tehran, Nov 29 (IANS) Ali Bagheri Kani, Iran's chief nuclear negotiator, said Iran has a "serious" demand for the lifting of US sanctions during the new round of Vienna talks, official IRNA news agency reported on Monday.
2021-11-29
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
SLPL 2021-22: Mathews named captain of Colombo Kings; Rajput head coach of Kandy Warriors
Colombo, Nov 29 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews has been named as captain of the Colombo Stars while coach Lalchand Rajput was appointed head coach of Kandy Warriors for the upcoming season of Lanka Premier League, slated to begin on December 5.
2021-11-29
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Parliamentary elections in Kyrgyzstan transparent, democratic: Observers
Bishkek, Nov 29 (IANS) International observers on Monday said that the latest parliamentary elections in Kyrgyzstan were transparent and democratic.
2021-11-29
Category: International, Kyrgyzstan,Politics