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New Delhi: Farmers read newspapers at Singhu border during

PHOTOS: The many hues of farmers' stir

India | Nov 29, 2020, 11:31 PM IST

Refusing to budge, thousands of farmers continue to spend night in the cold at the Singhu and Tikri border points. With the farmers rejecting the government's "conditional" offer for talks, the standoff showed no signs of easing.

Schools, colleges, higher education institutes in Jammu and Kashmir to remain closed till Dec 31

Schools, colleges, higher education institutes in Jammu and Kashmir to remain closed till Dec 31

Education | Nov 29, 2020, 10:53 PM IST

In the wake of the prevailing coronavirus situation in Jammu and Kashmir, schools, colleges and higher education institutes will continue to remain closed till December 31 across the Union Territory, according to the government order issued on Sunday.

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Delhi govt will arrange langar for agitating farmers; provide water, electricity: Raghav Chadha

India | Nov 29, 2020, 10:07 PM IST

Aam Aadmi Party leader Raghav Chadha on Sunday said that the Delhi government will play the role of Sewadar for protesting farmers. 

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Lunar Eclipse 2020: Will Monday’s Chandra grahan be visible in India?

Nov 29, 2020, 10:43 PM IST

Lunar Eclipse 2020: The final lunar eclipse or Chandra Grahan of the year 2020 will take place on November 30. This will be the fourth 'Upachhaya' or penumbral lunar eclipse of the year and will occur on Kartik Purnima.

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'Man is great by talent, not caste': Nitin Gadkari against caste-based cells in political parties

India | Nov 29, 2020, 09:12 PM IST

​Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday said he was against having cells in a political party on the basis of castes, religions or communities. He said that talent was more important than these factors. 

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Indian Navy recovers some debris of missing pilot Nishant Singh's crashed MiG-29K in Arabian sea

India | Nov 29, 2020, 08:28 PM IST

The Indian Navy has recovered some debris of MiG-29K aircraft that went missing three days back in the Arabian Sea off the Goa coast, a spokesperson said Sunday. Meanwhile, the search operation continued with ships and aircraft for missing pilot Cdr Nishant Singh.

Farmers turn down govt's Burari offer, to gherao Delhi by blocking 5 entry points

Kurukshetra | Nov 29, 2020, 08:39 PM IST

"The condition put forward for talks is an insult to farmers. We will never go to Burari (Delhi). It is not a park but an open jail. Delhi Police told Uttarakhand Farmer Association President that they'll take them to Jantar Mantar but instead locked them at Burari Park," Surjeet Singh Phul, State President of BKU Krantikari (Punjab), said.

New Delhi: Farmers protest at Singhu border during their

Farmers reject govt offer, to block entry points to Delhi; ministers in huddle | Top Developments

India | Nov 29, 2020, 10:50 PM IST

Farmers agitating against the Centre's new agri laws on Sunday refused to accept any conditions, including moving to the city's Burari ground from the Singhu and Tikri border points. They have decided to gherao Delhi by blocking five main entry points.

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Delhi records 4,906 coronavirus cases; death toll reaches 9,066

India | Nov 29, 2020, 05:30 PM IST

Delhi on Sunday recorded as many as 4,906 fresh coronavirus cases. With this, the tally of COVID-19 cases in the state has reached over 5.66 lakh, while the death toll mounted to 9,066. 

Farmers reject Amit Shah's offer for talks, say 'won't go to Burari'

News | Nov 29, 2020, 05:53 PM IST

Farmers protesting against the Centre's three farm laws on Sunday decided not to shift to the Burari ground in the national capital and stay put at the Delhi borders. Thousands of farmers continued to protest at the Singhu and Tikri borders on the fourth consecutive day on Sunday.

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"...because Pakistan is a Muslim country': Mehbooba draws parallel as India-China talks continue

India | Nov 29, 2020, 05:26 PM IST

People's Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti attacked the Centre for holding several talks with China and not having any dialogue with Pakistan over Kashmir issue.

Day after promulgating 'Love Jihad' ordinance, Bareilly man booked for forcible conversion

News | Nov 29, 2020, 05:54 PM IST

A day after the Uttar Pradesh government promulgated Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Ordinance, 2020, a case has been registered under the ordinance at Deorania Police station in Bareilly against a man, who is accused of forcibly converting a girl.

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In Hyderabad, Amit Shah says will end 'Nizam culture', create 'mini-India'

Politics | Nov 29, 2020, 05:08 PM IST

​Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will free Hyderabad from the "Nawab, Nizam culture" and create a "mini-India" here.

Hyderabad has the potential to become an IT hub: Amit Shah

News | Nov 29, 2020, 04:52 PM IST

Hyderabad has the potential to become an IT hub. Infrastructure development has to be done by the municipal corporation even though funds are given by State & Centre. The current corporation under TRS & Congress is the biggest impediment to this: Union Home Minister Amit Shah

Special News | Amit Shah offers prayers at Hyderabad's Bhagyalakshmi temple

News | Nov 29, 2020, 04:52 PM IST

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday offered prayers at the Bhagyalakshmi temple abutting the historic Charminar ahead of his participation in the BJP campaign for Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections. The campaigning for the December 1 local elections will end on Sunday evening. Accompanied by top BJP leaders, Shah had 'darshan' at the temple and made his offerings amid chanting of hymns by the priests. The temple management committee felicitated him on the occasion.

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Amarinder responsible if 'dangerous' situation arises due to coronavirus: Khattar amid farmers' stir

India | Nov 29, 2020, 04:22 PM IST

​Firing a fresh salvo at Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday fired a fresh salvo at Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, who, he said, would be responsible if any "dangerous" situation arises due to the coronavirus amid the farmers' stir.

Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi hails Indian-origin New Zealand MP for taking oath in Sanskrit

Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi hails Indian-origin New Zealand MP for taking oath in Sanskrit

India | Nov 29, 2020, 03:08 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hailed Indian-Origin New Zealand MP Dr Gaurav Sharma, who created history by becoming the first parliamentarian of Indian origin in the south Pacific nation to take oath in Sanskrit. 

PM Modi's Mann Ki Baat: How a farmer earned Rs 50 lakh profit by selling stubble

PM Modi's Mann Ki Baat: How a farmer earned Rs 50 lakh profit by selling stubble

India | Nov 29, 2020, 02:32 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday shared the story of a farmer from Haryana who is making money by selling stubble to agro energy plant and paper mill. Addressing the nation through his monthly radio programme, 'Mann Ki Baat', PM Modi hailed the work done by Virendra Yadav, a farmer entrepreneur and resident of Haryana’s Kaithal village.

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52 people, including staff of Indore Bench of MP High Court test COVID positive

India | Nov 29, 2020, 01:28 PM IST

As many as 52 people, including staff members of Indore Bench of the Madhya Pradesh High Court have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. 

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Shah offers prayers at Hyderabad's Bhagyalakshmi temple; holds roadshow ahead of GHMC polls

India | Nov 29, 2020, 04:34 PM IST

Accompanied by top BJP leaders, Shah had 'darshan' at the temple and made his offerings amid chanting of hymns by the priests. The temple management committee felicitated him on the occasion.

'Your entire generation will end': Owaisi hits back at Adityanth’s ‘Hyderabad renaming’ remark

'Your entire generation will end': Owaisi hits back at Adityanth’s ‘Hyderabad renaming’ remark

India | Nov 29, 2020, 01:09 PM IST

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi has made a scathing attack at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and said that his "entire generation will end" but Hyderabad's name will not be changed.

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Committed to welfare of hardworking farmer: PM Modi on Mann Ki Baat

India | Nov 29, 2020, 02:42 PM IST

The prime minister's statement comes amid farmers' protest on Delhi's interstate borders with Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, over farm laws.

First FIR under 'Love Jihad' law registered in UP's Bareilly

First FIR under 'Love Jihad' law registered in UP's Bareilly

India | Nov 29, 2020, 12:18 PM IST

The first FIR under the newly promulgated ordinance on forced religious conversions, popularly known 'love jihad', has been registered in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district. A case under Sections 504/506 IPC and section 3/5 of the 'Vidhi Virudh Dharam Parivartan Adhiniyam' (anti-conversion law) has been registered in the matter.

Kartik Purnima: Haridwar border sealed till Nov 30 to prevent devotees from taking holy dip in Ganga

Kartik Purnima: Haridwar borders sealed till Nov 30, holy dip in Ganga not allowed

India | Nov 29, 2020, 01:29 PM IST

Borders of Haridwar will remain sealed today and tomorrow (November 30) as a measure to ensure that devotees do not enter the district to take the holy dip in Ganga which is not allowed on the occasion of Kartik Purnima. Lakhs of devotees from different parts of the country including Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh converge on the banks of the Ganga here for a ritual bath in the river on the occasion every year.

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Govt offices in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack to function with 75 pc strength of employees in December

India | Nov 29, 2020, 10:54 AM IST

The department through the order asked the employees to ensure that the office work does not suffer. In the order, the department made exceptions for many offices.

5-yr-old boy crushed to death in lift accident in Dharavi

5-yr-old boy crushed to death after getting stuck in lift door in Dharavi

India | Nov 29, 2020, 10:43 AM IST

A five-year-old boy was crushed to death in his building’s lift in Dharavi on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Mohammad Huzaifa Sarfaraz Shaikh. According to the police, the incident took place in the Cozy housing society at Cross Road in Dharavi at 12:43 pm.

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Delhi's air quality remains 'poor'; likely to deteriorate further

India | Nov 29, 2020, 02:56 PM IST

The 24-hour average was 231 on Saturday, 137 on Friday, 302 on Thursday and 413 on Wednesday.

Delhi govt issues Work-from-home orders for 50% of its non-essential services employees

Delhi govt issues work-from-home orders for 50% of its non-essential services employees

India | Nov 29, 2020, 10:15 AM IST

The Delhi government issued work-from-home (WFH) orders for 50 per cent of its employees associated with non-essential services amid a surge in COVID-19 cases in the national capital.

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'Open jail, not park': Farmers turn down govt's conditional offer for talks | Highlights

India | Nov 29, 2020, 10:17 PM IST

Punjab farmers resumed their “Delhi Chalo” march against the Centre's new farm laws on Saturday morning after halting for the night to join thousands who have already reached the national capital's borders.

India's Covid tally nears 94 lakh; 41,810 fresh cases, 496 new deaths in a day

India reports 41,810 fresh cases, 496 new deaths in 24 hrs; tally nears 94 lakh

India | Nov 29, 2020, 10:47 AM IST

India reported 41,810 new cases of the novel coronavirus and 496 deaths in the past 24 hours, according to the latest update by from the Union Health Ministry. There are currently are currently 4,53,956 active COVID-19 cases in the country, and 88,02,267 have recovered. 42,298 recoveries have been reported since the previous update, which lowered the number of active cases by 984.

Bank Holidays in December 2020: Banks to remain closed on these days; Check state-wise list

Bank Holidays in December 2020: Banks to remain closed on these days; Check state-wise list

Business | Nov 29, 2020, 09:28 AM IST

Bank Holidays in December 2020: All private and public sector banks in the country are closed on Sundays, as well as on the second and fourth Saturdays of every month. Besides this, banks are closed on various public and national and regional public holidays as well. 

Today Horoscope, Daily Astrology, Zodiac Sign for Sunday November 29, 2020

News | Nov 30, 2020, 08:14 AM IST

Latest Astrology News, Watch Daily Horoscopes BHAVISHYAVANI with Acharya Indu Prakash, who tells your horoscope, Today Horoscope for Sunday November 29, 2020 numerological fortune, alphabetical fortune and gives tips on vastu shastra.

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Terrorists making desperate attempt to disrupt DDC polls in J&K: Army Chief General MM Naravane

India | Nov 29, 2020, 08:43 AM IST

Terrorists are making desperate attempts to infiltrate into Jammu and Kashmir and disrupt the District Development Council (DDC) polls in the Union Territory, Army Chief General MM Naravane said on Saturday.

Sukma Naxal attack: 1 CRPF personnel killed, 9 injured in

Sukma Naxal attack: CRPF personnel killed, 10 commandos injured in IED blast in Chhattisgarh

India | Nov 29, 2020, 01:22 PM IST

Assistant Commandant Nitin Bhalerao, Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (COBRA) 206 battalion of CRPF, suffered injuries in the blast near the Tadmetla area in Sukma.

Uttarakhand travel guidelines: COVID-19 test mandatory for people coming from Delhi

Uttarakhand travel guidelines: COVID-19 test mandatory for people coming from Delhi

India | Nov 29, 2020, 08:37 AM IST

The entry will be allowed to the people coming from outside states, especially from Delhi, at the Ashkrodi, Kulhan, and Pass Gate border check posts of the state only after undergoing the Rapid Antigen Covid-19 test.

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Drone spotted at International Border in J&K; returns to Pakistan following BSF firing

India | Nov 29, 2020, 09:43 AM IST

According to the BSF statement on Saturday, the drone was spotted at the International Border in Arnia area.