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Class 10th, 12th Board 2021: Education minister's big remark

Education | Nov 28, 2020, 10:59 AM IST

Schools across the country were closed in March to contain the spread of coronavirus infection and partially reopened in some states from October 15. However, few states decided to keep them closed in view of a spike in COVID-19 cases.

Jharkhand: Security forces-Naxalite encounter in West Singhbhum

Jharkhand: Security forces-Naxalite encounter in West Singhbhum

India | Nov 28, 2020, 10:00 AM IST

The DIG said that after several rounds of firing, the Naxals fled deep inside the forest.

Delhi Chalo: Punjab farmers to hold meeting today for next course of action

Delhi Chalo: Punjab farmers to hold meeting today for next course of action

India | Nov 28, 2020, 07:59 AM IST

Another farmer leader, Krantikari Kisan union president Darshan Pal, said they were in the favour of going to Burari as they had given a call for ''Delhi Chalo'' march.

Kolkata Police transfers 79 officers in major reshuffle

Kolkata Police transfers 79 officers in major reshuffle

India | Nov 28, 2020, 07:51 AM IST

Debasish Dutta, Officer-in-Charge of Entally Police Station, who became popular as the ''singing cop'' during the initial days of lockdown, was made the new OC of Burtolla Police Station in the North Division.

Delhi records 98 COVID deaths

Delhi records 98 COVID deaths, 5,482 fresh coronavirus cases

India | Nov 27, 2020, 11:23 PM IST

Delhi recorded 5,482 fresh COVID-19 cases on Friday, while 98 more fatalities pushed the death toll in the city to 8,909, the authorities said. The positivity rate was 8.51 percent.

Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar

India has practically achieved its pre-2020 climate targets: Javadekar

India | Nov 27, 2020, 10:24 PM IST

India is leading the world on climate action and has practically achieved its pre-2020 climate targets, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Friday while launching the 'India Climate Change Knowledge Portal' in New Delhi.

Manvir chased a ball from the midfield and made a fine run,

Roy Krishna, Manvir Singh seal ATK Mohun Bagan's first ISL derby win over SC East Bengal

Football | Nov 27, 2020, 10:20 PM IST

Krishna, who had scored ATKMB's lone goal against Kerala Blasters in their campaign opener, struck in the 49th minute before Manvir Singh killed the contest in the 85th minute with a solo effort.

Jammu and Kashmir DGP reviews security arrangements

DDC polls: Jammu and Kashmir DGP reviews security arrangements, calls for heightened vigilance

Elections | Nov 27, 2020, 10:17 PM IST

Jammu and Kashmir DGP Dilbag Singh on Friday reviewed security arrangements for the District Development Council (DDC) polls and stressed on increasing vigilance, saying Pakistan and its sponsored agents are continuously attempting to disturb peace in the region.

Diego Maradona

Stadium near Barasat named after Diego Maradona

Football | Nov 27, 2020, 10:01 PM IST

During his last visit to Kolkata three years ago, Maradona had conducted a football clinic with school children at the Aditya School of Sports in Kadambgachi on the outskirts of Barasat, about 35 kilometres from Kolkata.

Michael Vaughan

Michael Vaughan feels India will lose to Australia in all formats

Cricket | Nov 27, 2020, 09:53 PM IST

India made a disastrous start to the tour with a 66-run loss against Australia in the opening ODI but more importantly looked out of sorts as a unit.

Marcus Stoinis 

AUS vs IND: Stoinis suffers side injury, in doubt for second ODI against India

Cricket | Nov 27, 2020, 09:03 PM IST

Stoinis grimaced in pain after delivering the second ball of his seventh over of India's run chase. He left the field immediately and Glenn Maxwell completed the over.

Hardik Pandya

We are thinking about long term: Hardik targets World Cups to return as bowler

Cricket | Nov 27, 2020, 08:59 PM IST

The flamboyant all-rounder, who is remodelling his action after a back surgery, is still not ready for that workload which is affecting the balance of the side, an admission that came from skipper Virat Kohli himself.

Krunal and Hardik Pandya

Hardik wants selectors to consider brother Krunal as all-round option in ODIs

Cricket | Nov 27, 2020, 08:40 PM IST

Krunal is yet to make an ODI debut for India. So far he has played only in T20Is with 18 appearances. 

The Royal Dutch Cricket Association (KNCB) said that the

Next year's ODI series between England and Netherlands postponed to 2022

Cricket | Nov 27, 2020, 07:41 PM IST

The three-match ODI series, which was to be played here, was a part of the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup Super League.

Around 83 pc of Indian workforce nervous to go back to office without COVID-19 vaccine

Around 83% of Indian workforce nervous to go back to office without COVID-19 vaccine: Survey

India | Nov 27, 2020, 07:30 PM IST

Around 83 per cent of employees in India are still nervous about going back to the office as there is no vaccine, according to a survey by IT company Atlassian.

LVB, Lakshmi Vilas Bank, DBS, LVB news

Lakshmi Vilas Bank becomes DBS India; 94-year old bank part of history now

Business | Nov 27, 2020, 07:03 PM IST

The debt-ridden 94-year old old bank's fate was sealed with Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approving Scheme of Amalagamation.

Steve Smith and Aaron Finch

1st ODI: Smith, Finch tons demolish India as Australia take 1-0 lead

Cricket | Nov 27, 2020, 06:43 PM IST

Virat Kohli's men started exactly on a note they wouldn't have liked, giving away 374 runs in 50 overs with rival captain Aaron Finch (114 off 124 balls) and his illustrious predecessor Steve Smith (105 off 66 balls) hitting contrasting hundreds.

UK asks regulator to approve Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

UK asks regulator to approve Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

World | Nov 27, 2020, 05:34 PM IST

The UK government said on Friday that it has formally asked the country's independent medicines regulator to assess the suitability of Oxford-AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine for temporary supply, as soon as the company submits the necessary safety, quality and efficacy data.

Three people dead, as many injured in road crash in Rajasthan's Nagaur

Three people dead, as many injured in road crash in Rajasthan's Nagaur

India | Nov 27, 2020, 05:19 PM IST

Three people died and as many were injured when a car rammed into a cement block while trying to avoid hitting a cow near a village in Rajasthan's Nagaur district, police said on Friday.

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla

India sees itself as Nepal's 'foremost friend and development partner', says Shringla

India | Nov 27, 2020, 05:07 PM IST

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Friday said India and Nepal are on the same page and share the same vision as he underlined that New Delhi sees itself as Nepal's "foremost friend and development partner" in this country's quest for economic and social development. 

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Organisers postpone PBL-6 League due to COVID-19 pandemic

Other Sports | Nov 27, 2020, 05:06 PM IST

The league, which is one of the highest prize money badminton tournaments in the world, was initially scheduled to take place in the last week of December in Delhi, Mumbai and Pune.

Nearly 70 per cent of India's COVID-19 active caseload from eight states/UT:

Nearly 70 per cent of India's COVID-19 active caseload from eight states/UT: Health ministry

India | Nov 27, 2020, 04:53 PM IST

Nearly 70 per cent of India's COVID-19 active caseload is from Maharashtra, Kerala, Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, West Bengal, and Chhattisgarh, the Union health ministry said on Friday.

Burger King IPO price band fixed at Rs 59-60 per share

Burger King IPO to open on Dec 2; price band fixed at Rs 59-60 per share

Business | Nov 27, 2020, 04:37 PM IST

Quick service restaurant (QSR) chain Burger King will hit the capital markets on December 2, and the price band of the initial public offering (IPO) has been fixed at Rs 59-60 per share. 

Good if brainless cinema is impacted by audience shift to OTT, says Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Good if brainless cinema is impacted by audience shift to OTT, says Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Celebrities | Nov 27, 2020, 03:47 PM IST

The 46-year-old actor hoped that the digital medium remains brave and  oesn't succumb to the same storytelling that the big screen offers."We shouldn't make OTT a business, because then the same pattern will be repeated. What you were watching in theatres, now you'd watch the same kind of films on OTT, which won't be good."

imran khan

Pakistan government approves chemical castration of rapists, special courts for rape trials

World | Nov 27, 2020, 03:06 PM IST

The concept of chemical castration for first or repeated offenders has been introduced mainly as a form of rehabilitation, and subject to consent of the convict, it said.  

PDP's Waheed Parra remanded to 15-day NIA custody

PDP's Waheed Parra remanded to 15-day NIA custody

India | Nov 27, 2020, 02:58 PM IST

After his arrest on Wednesday, the NIA produced Parra in a Delhi court on Thursday and sought a transit remand for his production before a designated court in Jammu, the officials said.

Video of dog licking girl's body at UP hospital surfaces; 2 employees suspended

Video of dog licking girl's body at UP hospital surfaces; 2 employees suspended

India | Nov 27, 2020, 02:54 PM IST

Terming the incident 'very serious', Chief Medical Superintendent (CMS) of the hospital, Dr Sushil Verma, on Friday said a wardboy and a sweeper had been suspended, and an explanation sought from the doctor on emergency duty and a pharmacist.

PM Modi should also implement 'one nation, one treatment': Priyanka Vadra on farmers' protest

PM Modi should also implement 'one nation, one treatment': Priyanka Vadra on farmers' protest

India | Nov 27, 2020, 02:48 PM IST

Posting a video on Twitter of water cannons being used on protesting farmers, Gandhi said, "To suppress the voice of farmers -- Water was rained on them. Roads are being dug up to stop them."

farmers protest in delhi

Farmers' protest: Kejriwal govt denies permission to Delhi Police use stadiums as temporary jails

India | Nov 27, 2020, 02:43 PM IST

The Delhi Police used tear gas at the Singhu and Tikri borders to disperse protesting farmers as they tried to enter the national capital on Friday morning.  

Farmers allowed entry into Delhi, claim Punjab farm bodies

Farmers allowed entry into Delhi, claim Punjab farm bodies

India | Nov 27, 2020, 02:40 PM IST

Punjab farmers' bodies protesting against the Centre's farm laws on Friday claimed that the Union government has allowed them entry into Delhi with permission to hold their agitation at the Burari ground.

Mangaluru: Graffiti in support of terror groups Lashkar-e-Taiba, Taliban surfaces in Kadri

Mangaluru: Graffiti in support of terror groups Lashkar-e-Taiba, Taliban surfaces in Kadri

India | Nov 27, 2020, 01:43 PM IST

The graffiti that appeared on the wall of an apartment said international terror organisations would be brought to the country if ''provoked''.

Situation getting out of hand, hold talks with farmers immediately: Punjab CM to Centre

Situation getting out of hand, hold talks with farmers immediately: Amarinder Singh tells Centre

India | Nov 27, 2020, 01:43 PM IST

Amid the farmers-police face-off over the 'Delhi Chalo' protest over farm laws, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday said the voice of farmers cannot be "muzzled" and asked the BJP-led Centre to hold talks immediately with peasants to defuse the situation.

MVA government, Uddhav Thackeray

Uddhav Thackeray completes a year in office, says 'MVA can't be intimidated by ED, CBI probes'

India | Nov 27, 2020, 01:11 PM IST

Uddhav Thackeray said that that government comprising Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress will complete the next four years in office and said that it is up to the people to decide after that.

Maharashtra: A year on, Uddhav Thackeray firmly in the saddle

Maharashtra: A year on, Uddhav Thackeray firmly in the saddle

India | Nov 27, 2020, 12:48 PM IST

In poll rallies, Uddhav repeatedly voiced his resolve to fulfill Bal Thackeray's dream of making a Shiv Sainik the chief minister and ended up donning the mantle himself.

Friends actor Matthew Perry reveals engagement to girlfriend Molly Hurwitz

Friends actor Matthew Perry reveals engagement to girlfriend Molly Hurwitz

Celebrities | Nov 27, 2020, 11:41 AM IST

Friends alum Matthew Perry has announced his engagement to longtime girlfriend Molly Hurwitz. "I decided to get engaged. Luckily, I happened to be dating the greatest woman on the face of the planet at this time," Perry said.

PM Modi to visit Bharat Biotech's facility in Hyderabad to

PM Modi to visit Bharat Biotech's facility in Hyderabad to review on COVID-19 vaccine tomorrow

India | Nov 27, 2020, 10:50 AM IST

He will directly go to Bharat Biotech''s facility at Genome Valley and return to the Air Force base after the visit. He will fly back to the national capital the same evening, it said.