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Coronavirus cure: Indian-American doctor identifies possible COVID-19 treatment

Coronavirus cure: Indian-American doctor identifies possible COVID-19 treatment

Good News | Nov 21, 2020, 09:33 AM IST

An Indian-American scientist has discovered a potential strategy to prevent life-threatening inflammation, lung damage and organ failure in patients diagnosed with COVID-19.

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Economic consequences of COVID-19 on South Asia greater than healthcare challenges: Report

World | Nov 21, 2020, 09:16 AM IST

The economic consequences of COVID-19 pandemic on South Asia are proving to be even greater than the healthcare challenges in the region, according to a report compiled by a top American think-tank.

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Big pharma ran millions of dollars of negative ad against me US-during election campaign: Trump

World | Nov 21, 2020, 07:58 AM IST

Trump has refused to concede the November 3 US election results and has filed multiple lawsuits challenging poll results in several states.

Hong Kong bans Air India flights for 5th time till Dec 3 after few passengers test COVID-19 positive

Hong Kong bans Air India flights for 5th time till Dec 3 after few passengers test COVID-19 positive

India | Nov 21, 2020, 07:07 AM IST

Hong Kong has banned Air India flights from Delhi till December 3 after a few passengers on its flight tested positive for the novel coronavirus post-arrival earlier this week, an official said on Friday. 

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UP: Spurious liquor kills at least 5 in Allahabad

India | Nov 21, 2020, 06:59 AM IST

Senior Superintendent of Police, Sarvashreshtha Tripathi, told PTI that five people have died while others were admitted to Swarooprani Nehru Hospital as a precautionary measure.

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Prajnesh Gunneswaran reaches Orlando Challenger semis, regains India number one spot

Tennis | Nov 20, 2020, 11:08 PM IST

The fourth-seeded Indian won 6-0, 6-3 against the sixth seeded Kazkakh Dmitry Popko in the quarterfinals of the USD 52,080 hard court tournament.

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Delhi records 118 deaths, over 6,600 new coronavirus cases on Friday

India | Nov 20, 2020, 11:07 PM IST

The national capital recorded 6,608 fresh COVID-19 cases in a day taking the infection tally on Friday to over 5.17 lakh, while 118 more fatalities during the same period pushed the death toll to 8,159, authorities said.

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Three cricketers and an official test positive for COVID-19 ahead of Bengal T20 Challenge

Cricket | Nov 20, 2020, 10:36 PM IST

Three cricketers, including Abhishek Raman and Writtick Chatterjee of East Bengal and Mohun Bagan, on Friday tested positive for COVID-19.

Spitting and tobacco consumption in public places to attract Rs 2,000 fine in Delhi

COVID-19: Spitting and tobacco consumption in public places to attract Rs 2,000 fine in Delhi

India | Nov 20, 2020, 09:16 PM IST

Spitting and consumption of tobacco in public places, violation of COVID-19 quarantine rules, not wearing masks, and not maintaining social distancing will now attract a fine of Rs 2,000 in the national capital.

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Mohammed Siraj, currently in Australia with Indian squad, loses father back home

Cricket | Nov 20, 2020, 09:12 PM IST

Coming from a humble background, Ghouse was instrumental in Siraj's growth as a cricketer as he supported his son's ambitions with his limited resources.

CSA said that one more player has tested positive after a

One more South African player tests positive for COVID-19, warm-up game called off

Cricket | Nov 20, 2020, 08:58 PM IST

Ahead of the white-ball series, one unnamed player of the South African cricket team had returned positive and he along with two others, who were considered close contacts, were placed under isolation.  

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If Kohli is good enough, let him be there: Kapil Dev says split captaincy cannot work in our culture

Cricket | Nov 20, 2020, 08:40 PM IST

Ever since Rohit Sharma guided Mumbai Indians to a fifth IPL title, a debate on split captaincy has gathered momentum.

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'Chhath Puja deeply rooted in nature and nature worship': PM Modi message on festival

India | Nov 20, 2020, 07:23 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday greeted people on Chhath Puja and wished happiness and prosperity for all.

Indian-origin peer Lord Meghnad Desai resigns from Labour Party over racism

Indian-origin peer Lord Meghnad Desai resigns from Labour Party over racism

World | Nov 20, 2020, 07:08 PM IST

Indian-origin economist, author and peer Lord Meghnad Desai has resigned as a member of the UK's Opposition Labour Party over its failure to effectively tackle antisemitic racism within its ranks.

Air quality 'very poor' in Noida, Ghaziabad, 'poor' in Gurgaon, Faridabad

Air quality 'very poor' in Noida, Ghaziabad, 'poor' in Gurgaon, Faridabad

India | Nov 20, 2020, 06:40 PM IST

The air quality remained 'very poor' in Noida, Greater Noida, and Ghaziabad on Friday while it was in the 'poor' zone in Faridabad and Gurgaon in the National Capital Region (NCR), according to a government agency.

CBSE class 10, 12 board exams to happen for sure, schedule to be announced soon: Board secretary

CBSE class 10, 12 board exams to happen for sure, schedule to be announced soon: Board secretary

Education | Nov 20, 2020, 06:25 PM IST

The CBSE exams for classes 10 and 12 will happen for sure and a schedule is likely to be announced soon, board secretary Anurag Tripathi said on Friday. 

SpiceJet starts Hyderabad-Nashik flight under Udan scheme

SpiceJet starts Hyderabad-Nashik flight under Udan scheme

India | Nov 20, 2020, 06:00 PM IST

SpiceJet on Friday started operating flights on the Hyderabad-Nashik route under regional connectivity scheme Udan, an official statement said.

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Nuwan Zoysa denies wrongdoing after being found guilty under ICC anti-corruption code

Cricket | Nov 20, 2020, 05:52 PM IST

Already serving suspension on match-fixing charges, Zoysa was charged under the ICC anti-corruption code in November 2018 and was found guilty on all charges.

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Sohail Tanvir, Ravinderpal Singh test positive for COVID-19 ahead of LPL 2020

Cricket | Nov 20, 2020, 05:13 PM IST

Both Tanvir and Singh are expected to be out for at least two weeks.

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After 2 months hiatus, Petrol price up 17 paise, diesel 22 paise

India | Nov 20, 2020, 05:08 PM IST

​Petrol price on Friday was hiked by 17 paise per litre and diesel by 22 paise, as firming international oil prices broke a nearly two-month-long hiatus in price revision.

Smartwatches could help detect COVID-19 before symptoms appear: Study

Smartwatches could help detect COVID-19 before symptoms appear: Study

Nov 20, 2020, 05:00 PM IST

Smartwatches and other wearable devices that continuously measure vital signs can detect changes in the body up to nine days before COVID-19 symptoms appear, according to a study.

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No disharmony or groupings in our dressing room, will take independent decisions: Babar Azam

Cricket | Nov 20, 2020, 04:54 PM IST

Babar said that added responsibility of captaincy in all three formats won't affect his batting. 

Sensex jumps 282 points, Nifty ends above 12,850

Sensex jumps 282 points, Nifty ends above 12,850

Business | Nov 20, 2020, 04:42 PM IST

Equity benchmark Sensex surged 282 points on Friday, tracking gains in HDFC Bank, Kotak Bank and Bajaj Finance amid positive cues from global markets and sustained foreign fund inflows.

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Sonia sets up panel on economy, national security, foreign affairs; Manmohan Singh member of all 3

India | Nov 20, 2020, 04:26 PM IST

While former finance minister P Chidambaram, and party leaders Mallikarjun Kharge and Digvijaya Singh will be part of the economic affairs committee, Jairam Ramesh will be its convener.

Mumbai City have never won the coveted trophy and would be

ISL 2020-21: New-look Mumbai City aiming for fresh start against NorthEast United

Football | Nov 20, 2020, 02:26 PM IST

Mumbai City have never won the coveted trophy and would be hoping that there is a turnaround in fortune under new coach Sergio Lobera, who had guided FC Goa to Super Cup win in 2019.

10 to 11 views of hate speech for every 10,000 views of content in Q3: Facebook

10 to 11 views of hate speech for every 10,000 views of content in Q3: Facebook

India | Nov 20, 2020, 02:10 PM IST

Facebook, which has 1.82 billion daily users globally, has drawn flak in the past for its handling of hate speech on the platform in India, which is among its biggest markets.

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Bowlers will decide fate of India-Australia contest, feels Zaheer Khan

Cricket | Nov 20, 2020, 02:05 PM IST

With the likes of Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Shami, Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins, to name a few, up their ranks, both India and Australia have formidable bowling attacks.

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Shahid Afridi in cricket administration? Might just happen someday, says the big-hitter

Cricket | Nov 20, 2020, 01:53 PM IST

The flamboyant all-rounder said he would like to take Pakistan cricket to the top and is ready to don the administrator's hat for that to happen, but not immediately.

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Pandemic-driven reform agenda can raise India's medium-term growth, says Fitch

Business | Nov 20, 2020, 01:30 PM IST

Fitch Ratings on Friday said the revival of the government's reform agenda in response to the coronavirus pandemic shock has the potential to raise India's medium-term growth rate.

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Australia vs India: 'Consistent' Rohit Sharma's absence a big positive for us, says Glenn Maxwell

Cricket | Nov 20, 2020, 01:14 PM IST

For Maxwell, KL Rahul is as good a back-up as any team can wish for.

Mastercard, USAID join hands for Project Kirana to empower women

Mastercard, USAID join hands for Project Kirana to empower women through financial inclusion

Business | Nov 20, 2020, 01:13 PM IST

Global payments technology major Mastercard has joined hands with development agency USAID for the Project Kirana that will help increase revenue streams, expand financial inclusion and digital payments adoption of kirana shops that are owned or operated by women.

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Keeping Virat Kohli 'quiet' key to success against India, says Pat Cummins

Cricket | Nov 20, 2020, 12:43 PM IST

Virat Kohli will return to India after the first Test of the four-match series against Australia.

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PM Modi, Bhutanese PM jointly launch RuPay card Phase-II

India | Nov 20, 2020, 12:14 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with his Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering on Friday launched RuPay card Phase-II that will allow Bhutanese card holders to access the RuPay network in India.

Singh has been suffering from a kidney ailment and the

Sunil Gavaskar's foundation comes to aid of ailing hockey Olympian MP Singh

Other Sports | Nov 20, 2020, 12:10 PM IST

Singh has been suffering from a kidney ailment and the 58-year-old is on dialysis waiting for a donor for transplant. He was recently also provided financial assistance by the sports ministry.

South Australia is put into a six-day strict lockdown from

Lockdown in South Australia best chance for Adelaide to host 1st Test: Public Health Office

Cricket | Nov 20, 2020, 11:42 AM IST

South Australia is put into a six-day strict lockdown from Thursday to curb the sudden spike in COVID-19 cases.

Firebrand Pakistani cleric Khadim Hussain Rizvi dies at 54

Firebrand Pakistani cleric Khadim Hussain Rizvi dies at 54

World | Nov 20, 2020, 11:53 AM IST

Rizvi breathed his last at the Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC), Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) leader Sheikh Nawaz told PTI.