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Amit Shah lays stone for Maa Shakumbhari Devi University in

Amit Shah lays stone for Maa Shakumbhari Devi University in Saharanpur

India | Dec 02, 2021, 03:58 PM IST

Maa Shakumbhari Devi University will be constructed at Rs 92 crore over 50.43 acres and is named after goddess Shakumbari Devi.

Comedian Kunal Kamra says his Bengaluru shows cancelled after threats

Comedian Kunal Kamra says his Bengaluru shows cancelled after threats

Celebrities | Dec 02, 2021, 07:01 AM IST

Kunal Kamra posted a sarcastic statement on Twitter to inform his followers and detractors about the cancellations of his shows that were to be held in the city in the coming days.

A health worker administers Covid vaccine.

Serum Institute seeks Covishield's booster dose approval from DCGI

India | Dec 01, 2021, 11:56 PM IST

In an application to the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI), Prakash Kumar Singh, the Director, Government and Regulatory Affairs at Serum Institute of India (SII) cited that the UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency has already approved the booster dose of AstraZeneca.

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Rain likely to play spoilsport on day 1, bald pitch with underlying moisture set to help bowlers

Cricket | Dec 01, 2021, 11:08 PM IST

The two teams had to call off their respective training sessions on Wednesday as it rained the whole day.

Glenton Stuurman of South Africa A during day 2 of the 2nd Four-Day Tour match between South Africa

SA A vs IND A, 2nd Test: Vihari unbeaten on 45 as India A reach 198/5 on day 2

Cricket | Dec 01, 2021, 10:56 PM IST

Vihari was batting on 45 at the close of play, having found the fence six times while facing 146 balls. India A trailed by 99 runs with half their side remaining.

Mumbai City FC team celebrating a goal during the match against ATK Mohun Bagan

ISL 2021-22: ATK Mohun Bagan have no answer to Mumbai City's five-goal rampage

Football | Dec 01, 2021, 10:37 PM IST

Mumbai City, who were subjected to a 1-3 loss to Hyderabad FC on the same day, made two alterations. Mandar Rao Dessai started at left-back as Vikram assumed Raynier's place on the right-wing.

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Kohli's fate as ODI skipper set to be decided in next few days

Cricket | Dec 01, 2021, 10:20 PM IST

The BCCI top brass has said that India's tour of South Africa remains on schedule, though they're keeping a close watch on the situation surrounding the emergence of the new COVID-19 variant in that country.

Shardanand Tiwari executing a well-timed strike during the match against Belgium.

Jr Hockey World Cup: India beat Belgium 1-0 to enter semifinals, on course to defend title

Hockey | Dec 01, 2021, 09:53 PM IST

India, who beat Belgium 2-1 in the final en route to their title triumph in the last edition in Lucknow in 2016, continued their domination over the European side in junior hockey.

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Asian Team Squash: Indian men beat Pakistan, maintain unbeaten record

Other Sports | Dec 01, 2021, 09:36 PM IST

Saurav Ghosal, the top Indian player, clinched the crucial win, as he came back after losing the first two games against Tayyab Aslam in a 56-minute thriller.  

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee leaves after a

Shah Rukh Khan was victimised like many others: Mamata's another swipe at BJP govt

India | Dec 01, 2021, 09:13 PM IST

India loves manpower and not muscle power. Unity in diversity is our origin. Unfortunately, we are facing a cruel, undemocratic and unethical attitude of BJP, Mamata Banerjee said.

India women's team captain Mithali Raj (centre) during a promotional event in New Delhi on Wednesday

We are getting best possible preparation for World Cup: Mithali

Cricket | Dec 01, 2021, 07:26 PM IST

India will play World Cup hosts New Zealand before the ICC event in March-April.

No logic behind withdrawal of statehood and division of the

Omar Abdullah Questions Logic Behind Division of erstwhile state of J&K

India | Dec 01, 2021, 06:21 PM IST

Omar Abdullah urged the locals to maintain communal harmony and brotherhood to "frustrate conspiracies of those dividing people on the basis of religion" to win elections.

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IPL 2022: Andy Flower steps down from coaching role at Punjab Kings

Cricket | Dec 01, 2021, 05:45 PM IST

Former Zimbabwe captain Flower, who worked as a coach in England for more than a decade and guided the national team there, was hired for his maiden IPL stint ahead of the 2020 season.

Neeraj will visit Ahmedabad to launch PM's mission to

Olympics gold medalist Neeraj Chopra set to launch PM Modi's Mission

India | Dec 01, 2021, 04:58 PM IST

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) and Ministry of Education are working on running a 'Meet the Champions' programme over the next two years.

India's Wriddhiman Saha plays a shot during the day four of their first test cricket match with New

IND vs NZ, 2nd Test: Will take a call closer to game, says Mhambrey on Saha’s availability

Cricket | Dec 01, 2021, 04:33 PM IST

Stiffness in the neck did not allow India wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha to take the field on day five of the first Test against New Zealand here on Monday. 

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Premier Handball League announces Golden Eagles Uttar Pradesh as second franchise

Other Sports | Dec 01, 2021, 04:32 PM IST

The league, which will be held next year, had earlier announced Garvit Gujarat as its first franchise

Sensex rebounds 620 points to end at 57,684; Nifty above

Sensex rebounds 620 points to end at 57,684; Nifty above 17,100

Dec 01, 2021, 04:26 PM IST

The 30-share index ended 619.92 points or 1.09 per cent higher at 57,684.79. Similarly, the NSE Nifty surged 183.70 points or 1.08 per cent to close at 17,166.90.  

A total of 64 cases are under CBI investigation for more

CBI investigation in 64 cases pending for over 5 years: Centre

India | Dec 01, 2021, 04:17 PM IST

As many as 1,256 cases are under investigation by CBI and of these, 64 are pending for more than five years.

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World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu beats Line Christophersen in straight sets in Group A contest

Other Sports | Dec 01, 2021, 07:07 PM IST

Sindhu looked in great control as she opened up a 5-2 lead and though Line made it 7-6, the Indian quickly reeled off 10 straight points to march to 16-8 and seal the opening game comfortably.

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Omicron scare: 4 passengers from Netherlands, UK test Covid positive in Delhi

India | Dec 01, 2021, 04:09 PM IST

The B.1.1.529 Covid variant or Omicron, first detected in South Africa last week, was designated by the World Health Organisation as a 'variant of concern', the health body's top category for worrying coronavirus variants.