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Delhi: Toll crosses 100-mark again, 3,726 new cases take tally to 5.70 lakh

India | Dec 01, 2020, 09:06 AM IST

Delhi recorded as many as 3,726 fresh coronavirus cases on Monday. A total of 108 people lost their lives due to coronavirus.

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CA is 'terrified' of the BCCI, says Channel 7 amid dispute with Australian board

Cricket | Nov 30, 2020, 09:56 PM IST

The channel's contention is that the top bosses in CA gave preference to the wishes of the BCCI, the sport's most powerful governing body, as well as its other domestic broadcasting partner Foxtel.

IIT-Madras

IIT-Madras registers rise in pre-placement offers

Education | Nov 30, 2020, 09:44 PM IST

Pre-placement Offers (PPO) for the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras, have seen a rise during 2020-21 when compared with last year. 

Part of London's Havelock Road to be renamed after Guru Nanak

Part of London's Havelock Road to be renamed after Guru Nanak

World | Nov 30, 2020, 09:40 PM IST

A west London council said that it has been agreed to rename a road in its heavily Punjabi suburb of Southall as Guru Nanak Road, with the announcement coinciding with Guru Nanak’s 551st birth anniversary being marked as Gurpurab across the world on Monday.

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How was performance review done without competition?: Arpinder Singh after being dropped from TOPS

Other Sports | Nov 30, 2020, 09:27 PM IST

27-year-old Arpinder, who won a gold in the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia, was dropped from the TOPS core group while the likes of Neeraj Chopra, Tejinder Pal Singh Toor and Hima Das were retained after a "performance review".

Kerala braces for heavy rains for 2 days, red alert issued for 4 districts

Kerala braces for heavy rains for 2 days, red alert issued for 4 districts - Check details

India | Nov 30, 2020, 09:27 PM IST

With heavy rains being forecast in Kerala between December 2 and 3 under the influence of a depression in the Bay of Bengal, a Red alert has been issued for four southern districts as Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan urged people to be extremely vigilant.

Punjab farmers at Singhu border pray, light diyas' on Guru Nanak Jayanti

Punjab farmers at Singhu border pray, light diyas' on Guru Nanak Jayanti

India | Nov 30, 2020, 09:09 PM IST

Thousand of farmers from Punjab agitating at the Singhu borders of the national capital offered prayers, lit 'diyas' (earthen lamps), exchanged sweets as well as greeted each other on Guru Nanak Jayanti on Monday as they took a pledge to continue their fight against the Centre's new agri laws.

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MSPs, procurement won't be affected, Centre should ensure farmers: Nitish Kumar

India | Nov 30, 2020, 08:33 PM IST

The Centre has proposed to hold talks with the agitating farmers. Once they sit across the table, it will become clear that fears over MSP are unfounded, Nitish Kumar said.

HAL delivers biggest ever cryogenic propellant tank to ISRO

HAL delivers biggest ever cryogenic propellant tank to ISRO

India | Nov 30, 2020, 08:30 PM IST

The C32-LH2 tank is a developmental cryogenic propellant tank of aluminium alloy designed for improving the payload capability of GSLV MK-III launching vehicle, HAL said in a release.

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At SCO meet, Venkaiah Naidu slams Pakistan for using terrorism as instrument of state policy

India | Nov 30, 2020, 08:11 PM IST

Asserting that terrorism is the biggest challenge the region is facing, India on Monday criticised Pakistan for using it as an "instrument of state policy", and called upon the SCO to combat the menace collectively and enforce internationally recognised legal statutes to comprehensively eradicate safe havens, infrastructure and financial networks supporting terrorism.

Air quality

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

India | Nov 30, 2020, 08:03 PM IST

The air quality was recorded in the 'poor' category in Faridabad and Gurgaon, and 'very poor' category across Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad, a government agency said on Monday. 

Student loses IIT Bombay seat due to 'wrong' click, moves SC

Student loses IIT Bombay seat due to 'wrong' click, moves SC

Education | Nov 30, 2020, 06:32 PM IST

An 18-year-old student has lost his seat for a four-year electrical engineering course in the prestigious IIT Bombay after he "inadvertently" clicked on a"wrong" link which was meant to withdraw from the process. 

Gap between COVID-19 recoveries and active cases steadily increasing: Health ministry

Gap between COVID-19 recoveries and active cases steadily increasing: Health Ministry

India | Nov 30, 2020, 05:55 PM IST

A total of 45,333 new COVID-19 recoveries has been registered across the country in a span of 24 hours as against 38,772 new infections reported during the same period, leading to a net reduction of 6,561 cases from the active caseload, the Union Health Ministry said on Monday.

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Gold Price Today: Gold declines Rs 142, silver falls Rs 701

Business | Nov 30, 2020, 05:47 PM IST

Gold prices fell Rs 142 to Rs 47,483 per 10 gram in the national capital on Monday on a weak global trend, according to HDFC Securities. 

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COVID-19: On average 1,000 virus particles transmitted during an infection, says study

Nov 30, 2020, 05:41 PM IST

Scientists have assessed 750 samples from important COVID-19 super spreading clusters in Austria and found that on average 1,000 infectious virus particles are transmitted from one infected person to the next. 

Novel coronavirus may enter brain via nose: Study

Novel coronavirus may enter brain via nose: Study

Nov 30, 2020, 05:27 PM IST

The novel coronavirus may enter the brain of people through the nose, according to a study published on Monday that may help explain some of the neurological symptoms observed in COVID-19 patients, and inform diagnosis and measures to prevent infection. 

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Chandrababu Naidu, 13 other TDP legislators suspended from AP assembly for a day

India | Nov 30, 2020, 05:17 PM IST

Fourteen members of the main opposition Telugu Desam Party, including its leader N Chandrababu Naidu, were suspended from the Andhra Pradesh Assembly for a day as they staged a sit-in in front of the Speaker's podium in the House on the first day of the winter session here on Monday.

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Farmers protest at Delhi borders may act as COVID-19 'superspreader' event: Experts

India | Nov 30, 2020, 05:12 PM IST

The protest by thousands of farmers who have stayed put at various border points of Delhi for the 5th consecutive day on Monday against the Centre’s new agriculture reform laws may act as 'superspreader' event for coronavirus infection, say experts.

BJP will not field a Muslim candidate for Belagavi LS

BJP will not field a Muslim candidate for Belagavi LS bypoll, Karnataka minister Eshwarappa says

India | Nov 30, 2020, 05:11 PM IST

Karnataka Rural Development Minister K S Eshwarappa on Saturday said the BJP will not give ticket to a Muslim in the by-election to Belagavi Lok Sabha seat. Noting that Belagavi was one of the centres of Hindutva, he said the ticket will be given to its proponents.   

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Uttar Pradesh's first data centre park to come up in Greater Noida. Check details

India | Nov 30, 2020, 04:50 PM IST

Hiranandani Group firm Yotta Infrastructure on Monday laid the foundation of 20-acre Delhi-NCR data centre park in Greater Noida amid the virtual presence of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.  

Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar financially helps in treatment of underprivileged kids across six states

Cricket | Nov 30, 2020, 04:46 PM IST

Tendulkar had also participated in an initiative with UNICEF on World Children's Day, encouraging children to play a key part in shaping the future of the world. 

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ISL 2020-21: East Bengal look to step up against Mumbai City FC, claim maiden win

Football | Nov 30, 2020, 04:37 PM IST

Despite heavy odds, the Robbie Fowler-coached East Bengal put up a creditable show in their first outing of ISL against ATK Mohun Bagan.

For India, 2020 will be known as year of internal discovery: PM Modi

For India, 2020 will be known as year of internal discovery: PM Modi

India | Nov 30, 2020, 04:36 PM IST

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the fore India's national character for the entire world to behold and 2020 will be known as a year of internal discovery rather than of external disruption, according to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 

Richa Chadha starrer 'Shakeela' to release theatrically on Christmas

Richa Chadha starrer 'Shakeela' to release theatrically on Christmas

Bollywood | Nov 30, 2020, 04:02 PM IST

'Shakeela' features Richa Chadha as the titular adult actor who was one of the biggest stars of the 1990s from Kerala and acted in several adult films in languages spanning Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada. The makers made the announcement with the launch of the film's new poster, which features the "Fukrey" star draped in a sari, holding a gun.

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Hope GDP will be positive in next quarter: Amit Shah

India | Nov 30, 2020, 03:06 PM IST

The gross domestic product (GDP) had contracted by a record 23.9 per cent in the first quarter (April-June) of the 2020-21 fiscal as the coronavirus lockdown pummelled economic activity.

Lakshmi Vilas Bank customers can access all services; no change in interest rates as of now: DBS

Lakshmi Vilas Bank customers can access all services; no change in interest rates as of now: DBS

Business | Nov 30, 2020, 02:35 PM IST

DBS Bank India on Monday said customers of Lakshmi Vilas Bank, which has now been merged with it, can continue to access all banking services, and interest rates on savings and fixed deposits are unchanged as of now. Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) has now been amalgamated with DBS Bank India Ltd (DBIL), the wholly-owned subsidiary of DBS Group Holdings Ltd, DBS Bank India said in a statement.

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PM Modi to preside over all-party meet on Friday to discuss Covid situation

India | Nov 30, 2020, 02:41 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair an all-party meeting to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic situation on December 4. This will be the second all-party meeting called by the government to discuss the COVID-19 situation since the outbreak of the pandemic.

Indian women's football team

Indian women's football team to resume training in Goa for the first time since lockdown

Football | Nov 30, 2020, 02:06 PM IST

Affected by COVID-19 pandemic, the Indian women will be converging for their first camp in nine months under coach Maymol Rocky.

'Apne 2' to release on Diwali 2021 in theatres, Karan Deol joins family for sequel

'Apne 2' to release on Diwali 2021 in theatres, Karan Deol joins family for sequel

Nov 30, 2020, 01:25 PM IST

One of the leads Sunny Deol shared the update on Twitter and said he is looking forward to working on the film.

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World Test Championship hasn't achieved what it intended to do: ICC chairman Greg Barclay

Cricket | Nov 30, 2020, 12:01 PM IST

Barclay dropped a hint that the inaugural WTC could well be the last one as smaller members can't afford Test cricket championship anymore.

Steve Smith

Australia vs India 2nd ODI: Had a bad dose of vertigo, wasn't sure if I would play, says Steve Smith

Cricket | Nov 30, 2020, 11:49 AM IST

Smith said it was team doctor Leigh Golding, who relieved him of the symptoms by performing Epley maneuver.

FIR against casting director on charge of raping TV actress

FIR against casting director on charge of raping TV actress

Nov 30, 2020, 11:42 AM IST

The FIR was registered last week after the actress submitted an application at Versova police station here, accusing the casting director of raping her at various locations in the city after promising to marry her, the official said.

DRDO increases ICU beds in Covid-care hospital in Delhi Cantonment

DRDO increases ICU beds in Covid-care hospital in Delhi Cantonment

India | Nov 30, 2020, 11:33 AM IST

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has increased the number of ICU beds to 500 in Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Covid Hospital at Delhi Cantonment, an official statement said on Sunday.

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Archer Kapil tests positive for COVID-19 at national camp in Pune

Other Sports | Nov 30, 2020, 11:22 AM IST

The archer is asymptomatic and being monitored by a medical team, said Sports Authority of India.

Brahmaputra river

China to build a major dam on Brahmaputra river: Official

World | Nov 30, 2020, 11:01 AM IST

The 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-2025) and National Economic and Social Development and the Long-Range Objectives Through the Year 2035 were adopted by Plenum - a key policy body of the CPC - last month.

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'Factually incorrect': India denounces OIC for references to Kashmir in resolutions

India | Nov 30, 2020, 10:48 AM IST

India advised the OIC to refrain from making such references in future and said it is regrettable that the grouping continues to allow itself to be used by a certain country "which has an abominable record on religious tolerance, radicalism and persecution of minorities", a clear reference to Pakistan.