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Some recovered COVID-19 patients may still carry virus, says study

London, Oct 29 : Some recovered COVID-19 patients may still carry the novel coronavirus, according to a new study which recommends that people leaving...

Over 600 air warriors inducted in IAF

Chennai, Oct 29 : Over 600 Air Warriors were inducted into the Indian Air Force at a passing out parade held at the Air...

Pak anti-terrorism court acquits PM Khan in 2014 Parliament attack case

Islamabad, Oct 29: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan was aquitted by an anti-terrorism court on Thursday in the 2014 Parliament attack case but other...

Govt likely to extend Air India bid deadline to Dec 14; investors to get flexibility on debt

New Delhi, Oct 29 : The government is likely to extend the deadline to bid for Air India till December 14 and also give flexibility...

Centre introduces new law through ordinance to tackle air pollution in Delhi-NCR

New Delhi, Oct 29: In a bid to tackle the persistent problem of air pollution in Delhi-NCR, the Centre has introduced a new law...

Pak minister admits Pakistan’s role in Pulwama terrorist attack in J-K

Islamabad, Oct 29 : In a sensational admission, a senior Pakistani minister on Thursday admitted that Pakistan was responsible for the deadly Pulwama terrorist...

Former Gujarat chief minister Keshubhai Patel dead at 92

Ahmedabad, Oct 29: Former Gujarat chief minister Keshubhai Patel, who played a pivotal role in strengthening the BJP in the state, died here on...

Patriarchy not a male-female thing, says ‘Kaali Khuhi’ director Terrie Samundra

New Delhi, Oct 29: Patriarchy is a "deep-rooted blueprint" that people adhere to right from birth and it affects both women and men, believes...

ED alleges multiple offences against Sivasankar

Kochi, Oct 29 : The Enforcement Directorate, probing the money trail in the gold smuggling case, has alleged multiple offences against M Sivasankar, former...

Ajay Jayaram, Shubhankar Dey out of SaarLorLux Open; in isolation amid COVID scare

Saarbrucken (Germany), Oct 29: Indian shuttlers Ajay Jayaram and Shubhankar Dey were on Thursday forced out of the SaarLorLux Open after being put in...

India

Over 600 air warriors inducted in IAF

Chennai, Oct 29 : Over 600 Air Warriors were inducted into the Indian Air Force at a passing out parade held at the Air...

Pak minister admits Pakistan’s role in Pulwama terrorist attack in J-K

Islamabad, Oct 29 : In a sensational admission, a senior Pakistani minister on Thursday admitted that Pakistan was responsible for the deadly Pulwama terrorist...

NIA raids NGOs, trusts in Kashmir, Delhi in connection with terror funding case: Officials

Srinagar, Oct 29: The National Investigation Agency (NIA), after choking the funding of separatists groups, is investigating registered and unregistered NGOs operating in and...

Even after 21-years traumatic memories of super clone still etched in minds of people

Kendrapara, Oct 29 : Twenty-one years on, the traumatic memories of the calamitous super cyclone of October 29-30 of 1999 are still deeply etched...

Prez Kovind mourns demise of ex-Guj CM Keshubhai Patel, says nation has lost stalwart leader

New Delhi, Oct 29 : President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said the nation has lost a stalwart leader in the demise of former...

HM Amit Shah condoles death of Keshubhai Patel

New Delhi, Oct 29 : Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday condoled the death of former Gujarat chief minister Keshubhai Patel and said...

PM condoles demise of ex-Gujarat CM Keshubhai Patel, hails him as outstanding leader

New Delhi, Oct 29 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday condoled the demise of former Gujarat chief minister Keshubhai Patel, saying he was...

VP Naidu bats for stronger, greener India

New Delhi, Oct 29 : Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said development and environment conservation should go hand in hand as "we...

Commercial flights from Bareilly airport expected to start by December: AAI

New Delhi, Oct 29 : Commercial flights from the Bareilly airport are expected to start by December this year, said the Airports Authority of...

Over 60 pc school children have access to smartphones, three-fourth receive family support: Report

New Delhi, Oct 29 : Almost three quarter of all children receive some form of learning support from family members while schools are closed...

Centre introduces new law through ordinance to tackle air pollution in Delhi-NCR

New Delhi, Oct 29: In a bid to tackle the persistent problem of air pollution in Delhi-NCR, the Centre has introduced a new law...

Heavy rains lash Chennai; many roads inundated

Chennai, Oct 29 : Heavy rains lashed the city early on Thursday, the first spell since the onset of the North East monsoon in...

Delhi records lowest October temperature in 26 years

New Delhi, Oct 29 : The national capital recorded a minimum temperature of 12.5 degrees Celsius on Thursday, the lowest in October in 26...

Govt changed strategy, going for aggressive COVID-19 contact tracing, testing: Jain

New Delhi, Oct 29 : Amid a spike in cases of COVID-19 here, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday said the city government...

Raj Thackeray meets Maha governor over inflated power bills

Mumbai, Oct 29 : MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Thursday met Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at Raj Bhavan here, seeking the latter's intervention...

Kejriwal launches ‘Green Delhi’ app to redress pollution complaints

New Delhi, Oct 29 : Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday launched the 'Green Delhi' mobile application using which citizens can bring pollution causing...

Delhi’s air quality borders ‘severe’ category amid spike in farm fires in Punjab

New Delhi, Oct 29: The national capital's overall air quality inched closer to the “severe” category on Thursday morning as pollution levels rose sharply...

NIA raids 6 NGOs, trusts in Kashmir, Delhi in connection with terror funding case: Officials

Srinagar, Oct 29 : The NIA on Thursday raided 9 locations in the Valley and one in Delhi in connection with a case related...

IPL betting racket busted in Delhi; 3 held

New Delhi, Oct 29 : With the arrest of three people, the Delhi Police on Thursday claimed to have busted an IPL betting racket...

South Delhi to get e-cycle sharing system: SDMC panel chief

New Delhi, Oct 29 : People in south Delhi areas will soon be able to avail e-cycle sharing system as the standing committee of...

Entertainment

Patriarchy not a male-female thing, says ‘Kaali Khuhi’ director Terrie Samundra

New Delhi, Oct 29: Patriarchy is a "deep-rooted blueprint" that people adhere to right from birth and it affects both women and men, believes...

Pulkit Samrat decodes movie plus series format of ‘Taish’

New Delhi, Oct 29 : Actor Pulkit Samrat says filmmaker Bejoy Nambiar has tried to offer alternatives to the audiences with upcoming ZEE5 Original...

Ishaan Khatter’s ‘Pippa’ adds Mrunal Thakur, Priyanshu Painyuli

Mumbai, Oct 29 : Actors Mrunal Thakur and Priyanshu Painyuli have boarded the cast of war drama "Pippa", starring Ishaan Khatter in the lead. To...

Soumitra Chatterjee’s condition still critical: Doctors

Kolkata, Oct 29 : With little improvement of his consciousness level on the neurological front, the condition of veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee remained critical...

Vikrant Massey, Sanya Malhotra and Bobby Deol to star in Shah Rukh Khan backed ‘Love Hostel’

Mumbai, Oct 29 : Superstar Shah Rukh Khan's production house Red Chillies Entertainment on Thursday announced its new film, "Love Hostel", featuring Bobby Deol,...

Jaan Kumar Sanu apologises for his ‘anti-Marathi’ remarks on ‘Bigg Boss’

Mumbai, Oct 29 : Singer Jaan Kumar Sanu said he is "sincerely sorry" for his comments on Marathi language that he made on the...

Actor held in Kolkata for stealing firearms, cash

Kolkata, Oct 29: A television actor has been arrested for allegedly stealing cash and firearms from a businessman's residence in Panchasayar police station limits,...

Karsh Kale, Salvage Audio Collective win best music for ‘Gully Boy’ at Asian Film Awards

Mumbai, Oct 29 : Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar's drama "Gully Boy" has bagged the best original music award for musician Karsh Kale and the Salvage...

Dub Sharma talks about his new track for ZEE5 movie ‘Comedy Couple’

Mumbai, Oct 28 : Musician Dub Sharma says he is confident that his new track for ZEE5 Original film "Comedy Couple" will be liked...

Actor Soumitra Chatterjee very critical, doctors decide on dialysis

Kolkata, Oct 28 : Doctors have decided to start dialysis on legendary Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee as his health condition continued to be "very...

World

Some recovered COVID-19 patients may still carry virus, says study

London, Oct 29 : Some recovered COVID-19 patients may still carry the novel coronavirus, according to a new study which recommends that people leaving...

Pak anti-terrorism court acquits PM Khan in 2014 Parliament attack case

Islamabad, Oct 29: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan was aquitted by an anti-terrorism court on Thursday in the 2014 Parliament attack case but other...

3 dead in knife attack in French church; terrorism suspected

Paris, Oct 29 : An attacker armed with a knife killed three people at a church on Thursday in the Mediterranean city of Nice,...

China setting up world’s highest-altitude data centre in Tibet

Beijing, Oct 29: China is building the world's highest-altitude cloud computing data centre in Tibet that will meet the data storage needs of the...

Myanmar leader Suu Kyi casts her vote in November elections

Naypyitaw, Oct 29 : Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi cast her ballot Thursday in advance voting for general elections that are taking place...

Pak anti-terrorism court acquits PM Khan in 2014 Parliament attack case

Islamabad, Oct 29 : Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan was aquitted by an anti-terrorism court on Thursday in the 2014 Parliament attack case but...

2+2 ministerial dialogue brought ‘unprecedented cooperation’ between India, US: lawmakers

Washington, Oct 29 : Two eminent American lawmakers have welcomed the successful conclusion of the 2+2 ministerial dialogue between India and the US, saying...

I am proud and patriotic American: Kamala Harris

New York, Oct 29 : Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris has said that she is a proud and patriotic American who loves her...

Press, social media blocking serious charges against Biden: Trump

Washington, Oct 29 : US President Donald Trump has accused both the mainstream and social media companies of blocking serious charges of corruption against...

Social media CEOs rebuff bias claims, vow to defend election

Washington, Oct 29 : Under fire from President Donald Trump and his allies, the CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google rebuffed accusations of anti-conservative...

Business

Govt likely to extend Air India bid deadline to Dec 14; investors to get flexibility on debt

New Delhi, Oct 29 : The government is likely to extend the deadline to bid for Air India till December 14 and also give flexibility...

Sensex extends losses amid F&O expiry; L&T slumps 5 pc post earnings

Mumbai, Oct 29 : Equity benchmarks nursed losses for the second straight session on Thursday as investors offloaded banking, finance and infra stocks amid...

Rupee slumps 23 paise, settles below 74/USD level

Mumbai, Oct 29 : The rupee continued its downward journey on Thursday, sliding another 23 paise to settle at 74.10 against the US dollar,...

India, UK strike new COVID-19 research tie-ups

London, Oct 29 : India and the UK have clinched new partnerships to boost bilateral cooperation on combating the coronavirus pandemic as part of...

Manohari Gold Speciality Tea sold at Rs 75,000 per kg at GTAC

Guwahati, Oct 29 : Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Guwahati Tea Auction Centre (GTAC) on Thursday sold a Speciality Tea at a record price...

COVID-19 hits India’s gold-buying sentiment; Q3 demand drops by 30 pc: WGC

Mumbai, Oct 29 : Gold demand in India dropped by 30 per cent during the July-September quarter to 86.6 tonnes compared to the same...

UK’s deep liquid capital markets can help India’s infrastructure needs: Rishi Sunak

London, Oct 29 : UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak has hailed a series of "ambitious" new UK-India initiatives across investment, trade, infrastructure, sustainable finance and...

Asian shares lower, US futures up after S&P 500 sinks 3.5%

Tokyo, Oct 29 : Asian shares declined Thursday and US futures were higher after the S&P 500 slid 3.5% overnight for its biggest drop...

Rupee slips below 74/USD level in early trade

Mumbai, Oct 29 : The Indian rupee continued its downward journey on Thursday, sliding another 18 paise to 74.05 against the US dollar in...

Sensex plunges over 350 pts in early trade; Nifty drops below 11,650

Mumbai, Oct 29 : Equity benchmark Sensex plunged over 350 points in early trade on Thursday amid negative cues from global markets as rising...

Sports

Ajay Jayaram, Shubhankar Dey out of SaarLorLux Open; in isolation amid COVID scare

Saarbrucken (Germany), Oct 29: Indian shuttlers Ajay Jayaram and Shubhankar Dey were on Thursday forced out of the SaarLorLux Open after being put in...

India likely to back New Zealand’s Greg Barclay for ICC chairman’s post

New Delhi, Oct 29: The BCCI is likely to back the candidature of New Zealand's Greg Barclay over Singapore's Imran Khwaja in the elections...

Rampaging KXIP meet Rajasthan Royals in must-win game

Abu Dhabi, Oct 29 : A rampaging Kings XI Punjab would look to extend their exceptional run and inch closer to a Play-offs berth...

Ajay Jayaram, Shubhankar Dey out of SaarLorLux Open; in isolation amid COVID scare

Saarbrucken (Germany), Oct 29 : Indian shuttlers Ajay Jayaram and Shubhankar Dey were on Thursday forced out of the SaarLorLux Open after being put...

Rampaging KXIP meet Rajasthan Royals in must-win game

Abu Dhabi, Oct 29 : A rampaging Kings XI Punjab would look to extend their exceptional run and inch closer to a Play-offs berth...

Suryakumar has burning desire to don India blue: Kieron Pollard

Abu Dhabi, Oct 29 : Mumbai Indians skipper Kieron Pollard was effusive in his praise for Suryakumar Yadav, who made quite a statement with...

Shastri urges Suryakumar Yadav to stay “strong and patient” after Australia snub

New Delhi, Oct 29 : National coach Ravi Shastri has urged Suryakumar Yadav to "stay strong and patient" after the Mumbai Indians batsman impressed...

Young all-rounder Green makes it to Australia squad for India series, Henriques also returns

Melbourne, Oct 29 : Australia on Thursday included young all-rounder Cameron Green in their T20 and ODI squad for the limited-overs series against India...

Ignored Surya makes statement, MI put one foot in play-offs

Abu Dhabi, Oct 29 : Suryakumar Yadav made a statement with an unbeaten 43-ball 79 as Mumbai Indians put one foot in the play-offs...

Lakshya pulls out of SaarLorlux after father tests positive for COVID-19

Saarbrucken (Germany), Oct 29 : Defending champion Lakshya Sen on Wednesday pulled out of the SaarLorLux Open Super 100 tournament after his father-cum-coach D...

COVID-19

Odisha reports 1,617 new COVID-19 cases, 13 fresh fatalities

Bhubaneswar, Oct 29 : Odisha's COVID-19 tally mounted to 2,87,099 on Thursday as 1,617 more people tested positive for the infection, a health official...

MIT’s new face mask can inactivate novel coronavirus using heat

Boston, Oct 29 : Scientists at MIT have designed a novel face mask that can not only filter out the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes...

Assam reports 3 more COVID deaths, 448 fresh cases

Guwahati, Oct 29 : Assam reported three more COVID-19 fatalities on Wednesday, taking the death toll to 917, while 448 new positive cases pushed...

15 new cases push COVID-19 tally of Andamans to 4,289

Port Blair, Oct 29 : The COVID-19 tally of Andaman and Nicobar Islands rose to 4,289 on Thursday as 15 more people tested positive...

COVID-19 caseload in India breaches 80-lakh mark with 49,881 new cases

New Delhi, Oct 29 : India's COVID-19 caseload surpassed the 80-lakh mark on Thursday, 18 days after it had gone past 70 lakh, with...

737 new coronavirus cases in Pune district

Pune, Oct 29 : Pune district in Maharashtra reported 737 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the caseload to 3,21,398, a...

Rising recovery rate, falling active COVID-19 cases prove success of containment strategy: Vardhan

New Delhi, Oct 29 : The continuously rising national recovery rate and progressively falling active cases of coronavirus infection have proven the success of...

Delhi’s daily coronavirus infection tally crosses 5,000 for first time

New Delhi, Oct 28 : Delhi's daily coronavirus infection tally crossed the 5,000-mark for the first time on Wednesday as the national capital witnessed...

Mizoram reports first COVID-19 fatality

Aizawl, Oct 28 : Mizoram, the only state which had not reported any COVID-19 fatality so far, registered its first coronavirus death on Wednesday...

Maha: 703 new COVID-19 cases in Thane, 22 more deaths

Thane, Oct 28 : Thane has added 703 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally in the Maharashtra district to 2,08,294, an official said on...