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SC stays HC order gagging media from publishing news on FIR related to Amaravati land scam

New Delhi, Nov 25 : The Supreme Court Wednesday stayed the Andhra Pradesh High Court direction restraining the media from publishing news regarding an...

‘Even if BJP arrests me, I will ensure TMC victory in polls from jail’: Mamata

Bankura (WB), Nov 25 : Calling the BJP "garbage of lies" and "biggest curse of the nation", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on...

No such thing as big three; both bilateral and ICC events important: New chairman Barclay

Dubai, Nov 25 : The concept of 'Big Three' doesn't exist for new ICC chairman Greg Barclay, who firmly believes that both bilateral as...

IIT Kharagpur innovation hub on AI & ML to translate research to industrially scalable products

Kolkata, Nov 25 : IIT Kharagpur has set up a technology innovation hub on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to translate academic...

HC seeks police reply on former AAP councillor Tahir Hussain’s bail plea in Delhi riots case

New Delhi, Nov 25 : The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the police to respond to a bail plea of former AAP Councillor Tahir...

Maha: Two held for killing man, hiding his body in Thane

Thane, Nov 25 : The police on Wednesday arrested two persons for allegedly killing a 48-year-old man and hiding his body at an isolated...

Kejriwal asks experts to audit COVID-19 death cases, suggest measures to reduce fatalities in Delhi

New Delhi, Nov 25 : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday requested experts to audit COVID-19 death cases and suggest measures to reduce...

People expect discipline from elected representatives: Kovind

Kevadia (Guj), Nov 25 : President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday said elected representatives should engage in a healthy dialogue in Parliament and legislative...

Suspected drug peddlers arrested in J-K

Srinagar,  Nov 25 : Police have arrested eight suspected drug peddlers in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir and recovered contraband substance from their...

Delhi police rejects requests for farmers’ march to city on Nov 26-27

New Delhi, Nov 25 : The Delhi Police on Wednesday asserted that it has rejected all requests received from various farmer organisations to protest...

India

‘Even if BJP arrests me, I will ensure TMC victory in polls from jail’: Mamata

Bankura (WB), Nov 25 : Calling the BJP "garbage of lies" and "biggest curse of the nation", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on...

IIT Kharagpur innovation hub on AI & ML to translate research to industrially scalable products

Kolkata, Nov 25 : IIT Kharagpur has set up a technology innovation hub on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to translate academic...

People expect discipline from elected representatives: Kovind

Kevadia (Guj), Nov 25 : President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday said elected representatives should engage in a healthy dialogue in Parliament and legislative...

‘Tarun Gogoi was my guru’: Rahul Gandhi

Guwahati, Nov 25 : Calling former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi his guru, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday paid tributes to the grand...

PM Modi condoles death of Maulana Sadiq

New Delhi, Nov 25 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief on Wednesday at the death of All India Muslim Personal Law Board vice...

Lost ‘most reliable’ friend: Digvijaya on Ahmed Patel’s death

Bhopal, Nov 25 : Congress veteran Digvijaya Singh on Wednesday expressed deep sorrow over the death of senior party colleague Ahmed Patel, saying he...

Few judicial pronouncements gave distinct impression of overreach: VP Naidu

Kewadia (Guj), Nov 25 : Underlining that none of the three organs of the State can claim to be supreme as only the Constitution...

BJP leaders condole Patel’s death, laud his contribution to public life

New Delhi, Nov 25 : BJP leaders on Wednesday condoled the death of senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, a powerful presence in national politics...

Left leaders condole Ahmed Patel’s death

New Delhi, Nov 25 : Left leaders on Wednesday condoled the death of senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, saying his absence will be felt...

Most trusted leader of Congress; great friend of mine: Manmohan Singh on Ahmed Patel

New Delhi, Nov 25 : Former prime minister Manmohan Singh condoled the death of senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Wednesday, saying his passing...

Kejriwal asks experts to audit COVID-19 death cases, suggest measures to reduce fatalities in Delhi

New Delhi, Nov 25 : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday requested experts to audit COVID-19 death cases and suggest measures to reduce...

Delhi police rejects requests for farmers’ march to city on Nov 26-27

New Delhi, Nov 25 : The Delhi Police on Wednesday asserted that it has rejected all requests received from various farmer organisations to protest...

Ahmed Patel a great leader: Adhir

Kolkata, Nov 25 : West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Wednesday expressed deep shock over the death of senior party...

Three arrested for smuggling gold

New Delhi, Nov 25 : Two Air India SATS (AISATS) staff members were among three people arrested by customs officials at the international airport...

Delhi COVID hospitals get 1,300 ICU beds, 2,000 normal ones in two weeks; CM monitoring situation

New Delhi, Nov 25 : Amid a surge in coronavirus cases and deaths, as many as 2,000 normal and 1,300 ICU beds have been...

Navi Mumbai: Man killed after starting fight over tobacco

Thane, Nov 25 : A 53-year-old man was killed in Navi Mumbai after he asked the accused for some tobacco and then slapped him...

Air quality in national capital in severe category

New Delhi, Nov 25 : Delhi's overall air quality deteriorated to the “severe” category from "very poor" on Wednesday morning. The national capital's AQI was...

Mumbai: DRI seizes gold worth Rs 6.25 cr from 2 Rly passengers

Mumbai, Nov 25 : The Directorateof Revenue Intelligence arrested two passengers at Borivali station for allegedly smuggling gold bars worth Rs 6.25 crore, an...

Pune teen throws corrosive substance at girl, arrested

Pune, Nov 25: An 18-year-old boy was arrested for allegedly throwing a corrosive substance on a married teen in Pune's Parvati area, leaving the...

Delhi schools unlikely to reopen until vaccine against COVID-19 available, says Sisodia

New Delhi, Nov 25 : Schools in the national capital which are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic are unlikely to reopen until a...

Entertainment

‘Delhi Crime’ a turning point in my life, my career: Shefali Shah

New Delhi, Nov 25 : The win for Netflix's "Delhi Crime" at the International Emmy Awards will reinforce the credibility of talent from India,...

Sanya Malhotra, Abhimanyu Dassani to star in Netflix film ‘Meenakshi Sundareshwar’

Mumbai, Nov 25 : Actors Sanya Malhotra and Abhimanyu Dassani are teaming up for Netflix's upcoming romantic comedy, "Meenakshi Sundareshwar", the streamer announced on...

B-Town lauds ‘Delhi Crime’ team on International Emmy win

Mumbai, Nov 25 : Indian actors Priyanka Chopra, Rajkummar Rao, Hrithik Roshan and Abhishek Bachchan have congratulated the team behind the Netflix series "Delhi...

Honest docu-series, not puff piece: Abhishek Bachchan on ‘Sons of the Soil: Jaipur Pink Panthers

Mumbai, Nov 25 : Actor Abhishek Bachchan says the upcoming Amazon Prime Video sports documentary "Sons of the Soil: Jaipur Pink Panthers", about his...

‘Delhi Crime’ a turning point in my life, my career: Shefali Shah

New Delhi, Nov 25: The win for Netflix's "Delhi Crime" at the International Emmy Awards will reinforce the credibility of talent from India, says...

Pulkit Samrat starts prep for his next ‘Suswagatam Khushamadeed’

Mumbai, Nov 25 : Actor Pulkit Samrat on Tuesday began reading sessions for his upcoming "Suswagatam Khushamadeed". Written by Manish Kishore, the film will be...

I thrive on newness: Director Anurag Basu

New Delhi, Nov 25: According to his "Ludo" actors, filmmaker Anurag Basu withholds parts of the script from them only to shout impromptu directions...

Working on ‘Delhi Crime’ assuaged my guilt about moving on: Rasika Dugal

New Delhi, Nov 25: Actor Rasika Dugal says she is grateful about the International Emmy award win for "Delhi Crime", a series that she...

Netflix’s ‘Delhi Crime’ wins top prize at International Emmy Awards 2020

Mumbai, Nov 24 : Netflix's India Original series "Delhi Crime", helmed by Indian-Canadian director Richie Mehta, has bagged the best drama series honour at...

‘Delhi Crime’ a labour of love: Director Richie Mehta on International Emmy win

Mumbai, Nov 24 : Fresh from the International Emmy win for his series "Delhi Crime", director-writer Richie Mehta on Tuesday said the award is...

World

US lawmaker expresses concern over Chinese construction along Indian border

Washington, Nov 25 : Expressing concern over reports of China's illegal construction activities along the Indian border in Ladakh, an influential US lawmaker has...

Proud of Indian diaspora’s achievements, contributions to society: Dutch PM to India’s envoy

The Hague, Nov 25 : Noting that the Netherlands is home to one of the largest Indian diasporas in Europe, Dutch Prime Minister Mark...

Pak host to largest number of UN proscribed terrorists, should remember Abbottabad: India

United Nations, Nov 25: India has reminded Pakistan, the “host to the world’s largest number of UN proscribed terrorists and entities”, of Abbottabad, the...

UNICEF gearing up for ‘mammoth operation’ to deliver COVID-19 vaccines globally

United Nations, Nov 25: The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is working with more than 350 global partners, including major airlines, shipping lines and logistics...

Paris accord alone does not get the job done says Biden’s special envoy on climate change

Washington, Nov 25 : Asserting that the world must come together to solve the problem of climate change, John Kerry, who has been named...

Biden says his picks show US back on world stage

Washington, Nov 25: President-elect Joe Biden says his national security team will lead the way in reflecting the fact that “America is back” on...

Overcoming domestic challenges key to restoring US global leadership: VP-elect Kamala Harris

Washington, Nov 25 : Acknowledging that they would inherit a series of unprecedented challenges upon walking into the White House, United States Vice President-elect...

Trump vents about election as agencies aid Biden transition

Washington, Nov 25 : President Donald Trump insisted Tuesday that he is not giving up his fight to overturn the election results, but across...

Pak PM Imran Khan approves chemical castration of rapists: report

Islamabad, Nov 25: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday approved in principle a law on chemical castration of rapists and fast tracking of...

Have never shied away from speaking truth to power says Biden’s spymaster pick

Washington, Nov 25 : Avril Danica Haines, who has been nominated by United States President-elect Joe Biden as his top spymaster, said that she...

Business

Twitter to bring back ‘blue tick’ in early 2021

New Delhi, Nov 25 : Twitter will relaunch its account verification process early next year, whereby active and authentic user accounts can sport the...

Sensex rallies over 300 pts to scale fresh peak in opening session; Nifty tops 13,100

Mumbai, Nov 25 : Equity benchmark Sensex rallied over 300 points in opening trade on Wednesday, tracking gains in index-heavyweights HDFC twins, Reliance Industries...

Rupee rises 6 paise to 73.95 against US dollar in early trade

Mumbai, Nov 25 : The rupee appreciated 6 paise to 73.95 against the US dollar in the opening session on Wednesday on sustained foreign...

Air India cabin crew member held for smuggling gold worth Rs 45 lakh at Delhi airport: Customs

New Delhi, Nov 25 : An Air India crew member has been arrested for allegedly smuggling into the country gold valuing about Rs 45...

Over Rs 800 crore Environment Relief Fund for victims lying unused, NGT slams MoEF

New Delhi, Nov 24 : The National Green Tribunal has slammed the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) for non-utilisation of over Rs 800...

Asian shares mostly rise on virus vaccine, Yellen hopes

Tokyo, Nov 24 : Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday, encouraged by news on the development of coronavirus vaccines and more assurance for a...

Goa govt issues Rs 156-cr demand notice to JSW Steel

Panaji, Nov 24 : The Goa government has issued a demand notice to JSW Steel Ltd, handling coal at Mormugao Port Trust (MPT), to...

Market at record high: Sensex rallies over 250 pts in early trade; Nifty above 13,000

Mumbai, Nov 24 : Equity benchmark Sensex rallied over 250 points in opening trade on Tuesday, tracking gains in index-heavyweights HDFC Bank, Maruti, ONGC...

Rupee surges 21 paise to 73.90 against US dollar in early trade

Mumbai, Nov 24 : The rupee appreciated 21 paise to 73.90 against the US dollar in the opening session on Tuesday, tracking strong opening...

Consider paying one month’s salary to terminated contractual pilots: HC to Air India

New Delhi, Nov 24 : The Delhi High Court on Monday asked Air India to consider paying at least one month's salary to its...

Sports

No such thing as big three; both bilateral and ICC events important: New chairman Barclay

Dubai, Nov 25 : The concept of 'Big Three' doesn't exist for new ICC chairman Greg Barclay, who firmly believes that both bilateral as...

Greg Barclay elected ICC’s Independent Chair

Dubai, Nov 25: New Zealand Cricket (NZC) head Greg Barclay has been elected as the ICC's new Independent Chairman after he comfortably defeated Singapore's...

Kohli’s absence after first Test will not affect CA financially: Hockley

Sydney, Nov 25 : Cricket Australia on Tuesday asserted that the absence of star India skipper Virat Kohli for a major part of the...

Have great respect for Indian bowlers but our batsmen have seen them a lot: Langer

Sydney, Nov 25 : Australia coach Justin Langer on Wednesday said he has great respect for the formidable Indian bowling line-up but his team's...

Have undergone 22 COVID tests in past four and half months: Ganguly

Mumbai, Nov 25 : BCCI President and former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday revealed that he underwent as many as 22 COVID-19 tests...

ICC nominates Kohli, Ashwin for Men’s Player of the Decade Award

Dubai, Nov 25 : The talismanic Virat Kohli and Ravichandran Ashwin were on Tuesday nominated for the coveted ICC Men's Player of the Decade...

Rohit, Ishant to miss first two Australia Tests, also doubtful for remaining two: BCCI source

New Delhi, Nov 25: India's star opener Rohit Sharma and pacer Ishant Sharma will miss the first two Tests against Australia and are also...

Rohit, Ishant to miss first two Australia Tests, also doubtful for remaining two: BCCI source

New Delhi, Nov 24 : India's star opener Rohit Sharma and pacer Ishant Sharma will miss the first two Tests against Australia and are...

Unorthodox Smith will require fifth off-stump line bowling: Tendulkar to Indian pacers

New Delhi, Nov 24 : Steve Smith's unconventional technique will warrant a slightly wider line from Indian bowlers, the iconic Sachin Tendulkar said, urging...

Rohit’s absence will be tremendous void in white ball, ditto for Virat in Tests: Smith

Sydney, Nov 24 : Star Australia batsman Steve Smith reckons Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli's absence will leave a "big hole" in the Indian...

COVID-19

Maha: Aurangabad records 146 new COVID-19 cases

Aurangabad, Nov 25 : The detection of 146 fresh cases of COVID-19 has raised the count of infections in Maharashtra's Aurangabad district to 42,646,...

Odisha reports 730 new COVID-19 cases, 16 fresh fatalities

Bhubaneswar, Nov 25 : Odisha's COVID-19 tally mounted to 3,16,001 on Wednesday as 730 more people tested positive for the infection, a health official...

COVID-19 virus survives on surfaces within thin films: IIT B study

Mumbai, Nov 25 : The COVID-19 virus survives on surfaces by clinging to thin liquid films, according to a study by researchers at IIT-Bombay...

COVID-19 pandemic could be stopped if at least 70 pc public wore face masks consistently: Study

Singapore, Nov 25 : The COVID-19 pandemic could be stopped if at least 70 per cent of the public wore face masks consistently, according...

India’s COVID-19 caseload goes past 92 lakh; no. of active cases increases by 6,079

New Delhi, Nov 25: India's COVID-19 caseload went past 92 lakh with 44,376 new cases reported in a day, while the number of recoveries...

COVID-19: Daily positivity rate dips below 4 per cent in India

New Delhi, Nov 24 : India has conducted over 13.36 crore tests so far to detect COVID-19 cases, including 10,99,545 in a day, while the...

Odisha records 642 new COVID-19 cases, 14 more deaths

Bhubaneswar, Nov 24 : Odisha's COVID-19 caseload on Tuesday mounted to 3,15,271 after 642 more people tested positive for the infection, while 14 fresh...

31 new cases push Arunachal’s COVID-19 tally to 16,092

Itanagar, Nov 24 : Arunachal Pradesh's COVID-19 tally rose to 16,092 on Tuesday as 31 more people, including five Army jawans, tested positive for...

COVID-19: One crore frontline healthcare workers identified to receive vaccine in first phase

New Delhi, Nov 24 : An estimated one crore frontline health workers will receive the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine whenever it becomes available,...

COVID-19 caseload in India climbs to 91.77 lakh

New Delhi, Nov 24 : India saw 37,975 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day taking the country's COVID-19 caseload to 91.77 lakh,...