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Congress veteran Ahmed Patel died at 71 following Covid

Congress veteran Ahmed Patel passes away at 71, condolences pour in

India | Nov 25, 2020, 05:26 PM IST

Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, who was undergoing treatment at a Gurugram hospital after testing positive for the COVID-19, breathed his last after multi-organ failure in the wee hours of Wednesday. He was 71.

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AIMPLB vice-chairman Maulana Kalbe Sadiq dies in Lucknow; Yogi Adityanath expresses grief

India | Nov 24, 2020, 11:08 PM IST

Maulana Kalbe Sadiq, the vice-chairman of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), passed away today. He breathed his last at a hospital in Lucknow.

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Delhi-Katra expressway will be completed by 2023 | All you need to know

India | Nov 24, 2020, 10:28 PM IST

Delhi-Katra Expressway: The landmark Katra-Delhi expressway corridor will be completed by 2023 and it will promote religious tourism as the road will connect the holy cities of Katra in Jammu and Amritsar in Punjab, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on Monday.

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Cyclone Nivar to slam Tamil Nadu, Puducherry as very severe cyclonic storm: Top points

India | Nov 24, 2020, 11:18 PM IST

​A cyclone will come rolling into Tamil Nadu and Puducherry as a severe storm on Wednesday, bringing the state to a halt.

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GHMC Polls: BJP leader says 'will do surgical strike to remove Pakistanis', Owaisi hits back

India | Nov 24, 2020, 09:18 PM IST

Ahead of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) polls, war of words between political competitors is also getting intense in the city. In one such incident, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi has hit out at a BJP leader who in a statement talked about conducting a surgical strike in the old city if they wins polls.

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Haryana announces new limits on social gathering sizes as covid cases rise

India | Nov 24, 2020, 08:27 PM IST

Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday said the Haryana government has decided to limit the number of people allowed at social gatherings like marriages, religious or political functions with a view to contain the recent surge in COVID-19 cases, especially in some NCR districts.

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IBPS RRB Results 2020: IBPS declares results for scale II and III posts. Direct Link

Exam Results | Nov 24, 2020, 08:02 PM IST

IBPS RRB Results 2020: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has announced the results of IBPS RRB recruitment exam 2020 for scale II and III officers on its official website. Those who appeared in the IBPS RRB recruitment exam 2020 for Scale II and III officers can check their results online at ibps.in.  

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Roshni Scam: Conscious loot by powerful people, says Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

India | Nov 24, 2020, 07:47 PM IST

The Jammu and Kashmir State Land (Vesting of Ownership to the Occupants) Act, 2001 is also known as the Roshni Act.  


NIOS class 10, 12 board exam 2020: Exams to be held in January-February 2021. Check details

Education | Nov 24, 2020, 06:47 PM IST

National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) has released the schedule of registration, payment of examination fees for Senior Secondary. The details have been released on official website.

'Love Jihad': Uttar Pradesh govt passes bill on Unlawful

Yogi Adityanath govt approves law against 'love jihad', jail upto 5 years for violators

India | Nov 24, 2020, 11:18 PM IST

The Uttar Pradesh government has passed a bill against 'Love Jihad'. The Unlawful Conversion bill has provisions that can land offenders in jail for upto five years.

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No lockdown in Maharashtra, state Cabinet decides

India | Nov 24, 2020, 07:50 PM IST

Putting speculations to rest, the Maharashtra government has decided against imposing any lockdown in the state amid rising cases of the novel coronavirus. The decision was taken at a key cabinet meeting on Tuesday. He cabinet also ruled out clamping of a night curfew in the state.

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Honda City Hatchback uncovered - Will it be driving to India?

Nov 24, 2020, 06:47 PM IST

Honda City, one of the most popular premium sedan choice for car lovers in India, recently got its hatchback version released. However, the new model was unveiled in Thailand. There is no clarity for now whether the hatchback model will be driving to India too.

This Chandigarh couple proves 'love knows no boundary'

News | Nov 24, 2020, 07:45 PM IST

It is very aptly said that 'love conquers all'. To prove this quote right, a Chandigarh man married his childhood love despite of all the odds coming to his way. Rahul, who became wheel-chair bound after an accident, struggled a lot to convince the family of his lady love, Anamika.

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Apple iPhone's 2nd-largest contract manufacturer Pegatron approves Rs 1,100 cr investment

Business | Nov 24, 2020, 05:42 PM IST

Apple iPhone contract manufacturer, Pegatron, has approved the first installement of Rs 1,100 crore ($150 million) as part of its Make in India investments and set up manufacturing facilities in the country. Pegatron is Apple's second-largest contract manufacturer.

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This Nitish Kumar supporter cuts his finger everytime he takes oath as CM

India | Nov 24, 2020, 05:18 PM IST

Anil Sharma is a supporter of Nitish Kumar's politicies. Each time Nitish becomes CM, Anil chops off a finger. He is a native of Jehanabad district in south Bihar. 

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Govt blocks 43 Chinese mobile apps in India; Alibaba, WeTV, MangoTV apps restricted

India | Nov 24, 2020, 11:18 PM IST

The government has blocked at least 43 mobile apps for access in India. MangoTV, AliSuppliers Mobile App, Alibaba Workbench, WeTV - TV version, WeTV - Cdrama, Kdrama&More, WeTV Lite are among the apps banned in India. The blocked list also has a number of dating apps including We Date, Singol, TrulyChinese, TrulyAsian, ChinaLove, DateMyAge, AsianDate,FlirtWish, Guys Only Dating, Rela and more. Others include short video sharing app Snack video, Business card reader app Cam Card, truck and driver aggregator Lalamove.

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Russia says Sputnik V vaccine 95% effective, single dose for ₹740, free for Russian citizens

World | Nov 24, 2020, 05:05 PM IST

​A second interim analysis of clinical trial data has found Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine to be 95 per cent effective, its developers said Tuesday. Rusia's health ministry, the state-run Gamaleya research centre and the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) said the calculations were based on preliminary data obtained 42 days after the first dose.

Mission of providing COVID-19 vaccine to every citizen is like national commitment: PM Modi

News | Nov 24, 2020, 05:19 PM IST

This mission of Coronavirus vaccination of each citizen is like a national commitment. Each State and stakeholder has to work as a team to ensure that this mission is systematic, smooth and a sustained effort: PM Modi


How far is India from a homemade Covid vaccine

News | Nov 24, 2020, 03:13 PM IST

Indian officials have said they expect to rely on COVAXIN and four other locally-tested candidates to control COVID-19, as they do not expect early access to sufficient quantities of those developed by Pfizer and Moderna.

What is Roshni Act: The controversial J&K law that allowed encroachment of land at throwaway prices

What is Roshni Act: The controversial J&K law that allowed encroachment of land at throwaway prices

India | Nov 24, 2020, 07:44 PM IST

The Roshni scheme initially envisaged conferment of proprietary rights of around 20.55 lakh kanals of land (1,2,50 hectares) to occupants of which 15.85 per cent of land was approved for vesting of ownership rights.


Delhi ranks 27th, Mumbai 33rd globally as fastest-growing prime residential market: Report

India | Nov 24, 2020, 02:14 PM IST

Auckland in the Australasia region topped the index with 12.9 per cent price appreciation in the July-September quarter, compared to the same period last year.

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PM Modi says vaccine in last leg of trials, asks states to work on distribution strategy

India | Nov 24, 2020, 11:18 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked the Chief Ministers of all the states and UTs to work on developing the infrastructure required for the distribution of the Covid vaccine.

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Farooq Abdullah named in Roshni land scam, accused of illegally acquiring govt land

India | Nov 24, 2020, 02:33 PM IST

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah has been named in the Roshni land scam. According to details available, Farooq illegally acquired seven Kanal land (605 square yards) of government land in the 90s.

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In touch with Serum CEO, task force formed to manage COVID-19 vaccine distribution: Uddhav tells PM

India | Nov 24, 2020, 01:43 PM IST

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday informed Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the state has formed a task force to ensure timely distribution of coronavirus vaccine. At a virtual meeting with PM Modi, Thackeray said the state government is in touch with Adar Poonawalla, CEO of Serum Institute of India (SII), which is the partner in the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine for coronavirus.

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Why only spas? HC asks AAP govt as spas remain closed despite reopening clearance by Centre

India | Nov 24, 2020, 01:23 PM IST

The counsel appearing for Delhi government told the court that he was given oral instructions that spas would not be reopened in view of prevailing conditions in the national capital and sought time to file an affidavit giving reasons for the same.  

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Bihar: Grand alliance fields RJD MLA Awadh Bihari for Speaker’s post

India | Nov 24, 2020, 01:19 PM IST

Bihar Speaker election: The grand alliance has named RJD MLA Awadh Bihari Choudhury as its candidate for the Speaker's post.

70-year-old Afghan refugee murdered by bike-borne assailants in Delhi's Vikaspuri

70-year-old Afghan refugee murdered by bike-borne assailants in Delhi

Nov 24, 2020, 01:15 PM IST

A 70-year-old man was shot dead by two unidentified bike-borne men outside his house in west Delhi's Vikaspuri. The deceased has been identified as Attam Singh, a resident of Vikaspuri. Singh was rushed to the Sehgal Hospital on Outer Ring Road, where he was declared brought dead.

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Kejriwal demands additional 1,000 ICU beds in centre-run hospitals in Delhi

India | Nov 24, 2020, 12:54 PM IST

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reserve 1,000 ICU beds in centre-run hospitals for Covid patients.

Cyclone Nivar brings heavy rainfall to Chennai; PM Modi dials TN, Puducherry CMs, assures full suppo

Cyclone Nivar brings heavy rainfall to Chennai; Modi dials TN, Puducherry CMs, assures full support

India | Nov 24, 2020, 12:25 PM IST

Amid the Cyclone Nivar warning, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in four Tamil Nadu districts in the next 24 hours. Chennai, Kanchipuram, Thiruvallur and Chengalpet are the four districts. 

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Elon Musk overtakes Bill Gates to become world’s second-richest man. Here's his net worth

World | Nov 24, 2020, 11:36 AM IST

Nearly three-quarters of Elon Musk's net worth is comprised of Tesla shares, which are valued more than four times as much as his stake in Space Exploration Technologies Corp., or SpaceX.

Will be proud if Karachi's accession becomes reality: Sena's cryptic response to Fadnavis

News | Nov 24, 2020, 11:41 AM IST

Shiv Sena leader Arvind Sawant reacted to BJP leader and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis's statement about Karachi.

India testfires land-attack version of BrahMos missile, hits target successfully

India test-fires land-attack version of BrahMos missile, hits target successfully

India | Nov 24, 2020, 11:33 AM IST

India on Tuesday test-fired a land attack version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. With this, the BrahMos Cruise Missile can now strike its target to an enhanced range of over 400 kilometres.


Mizoram to ban bursting of firecrackers on Christmas, New Year

India | Nov 24, 2020, 11:16 AM IST

The state government had earlier banned firecrackers to enable people to celebrate the festival in a peaceful manner but this year the administration is more concerned about pollution in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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PM Modi interacts with CMs of states witnessing surge in Covid cases

India | Nov 24, 2020, 02:19 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Ministers of various states are currently brainstorming over the Covid vaccine distribution strategy.

Night curfew, cap on wedding guests: New restrictions imposed in these cities as Covid cases surge.

Night curfew, cap on wedding guests: Full list of restrictions imposed to stop COVID-19 spread

India | Nov 25, 2020, 10:50 AM IST

While Delhi and Noida reimposed the cap on the number of wedding guests, night curfews, and Section 144 are imposed in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan to curb the spread of coronavirus.

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President Kovind boards Air India One-B777 aircraft for its inaugural flight to Chennai

India | Nov 24, 2020, 10:57 AM IST

On the occasion of the inaugural flight of Air India One-B777, Kovind commended the pilots, crew members and the entire team of the Air India and the Indian Air Force for operating the state-of-the-art aircraft and facilitating VVIP movements within the country.