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AUS vs IND: It was change in grip that let Steve Smith bat with authority against India

Cricket | Dec 02, 2020, 04:13 PM IST

Before the start of the series, Smith had warned that he has "found his hands", referring to the rhythm he was enjoying.

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New single dose vaccine shows protection against COVID-19: Study

Dec 02, 2020, 03:56 PM IST

Scientists have developed a new vaccine candidate against COVID-19 based on the yellow fever vaccine, a single dose of which protects hamsters and monkeys from infection with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. 

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Prabhas to star in 'KGF' director Prashanth Neel's next, 'Salaar'

Celebrities | Dec 02, 2020, 03:50 PM IST

Prabhas is set to play the lead in director Prashanth Neel's underworld action thriller, "Salaar", the makers announced on Wednesday.

FC Goa's Redeem Tlang 

FC Goa's Redeem Tlang gets additional one game suspension for dangerous foul

Football | Dec 02, 2020, 03:43 PM IST

Tlang, who served a one match-ban for his direct red card offence -- a high boot on Mumbai's Hernan Santana -- in the match on November 25, was issued a show cause notice by the AIFF last week.

Burger King India IPO gets oversubscribed

Burger King India IPO gets oversubscribed

Business | Dec 02, 2020, 03:28 PM IST

The initial public offering of Burger King India got oversubscribed within a few hours of opening for subscription on Wednesday. The IPO, which will close on Friday, was subscribed 1.84 times.

RBI's MPC starts deliberation on policy rate, will announce monetary policy review on Dec 4

RBI's MPC starts deliberation on policy rate, will announce monetary policy review on Dec 4

Business | Dec 02, 2020, 02:54 PM IST

Brickwork Ratings(BWR) in a report said that given the continued contraction of the economy, MPC is likely to continue with its accommodative monetary policy stance to manage financial stability and support growth recovery.

Second wave of COVID-19 in Karnataka expected during Jan-Feb 2021: Technical Advisory panel

'Second wave of COVID-19 in Karnataka expected during Jan-Feb 2021'

India | Dec 02, 2020, 02:41 PM IST

The TAC, based on the deliberations at its 53rd meeting held on November 24, has given advisory on recognition and containment measures for the second wave of COVID-19 in Karnataka.

Infosys, Rolls-Royce ink strategic partnership for aerospace engineering in India

Infosys, Rolls-Royce ink strategic partnership for aerospace engineering in India

Business | Dec 02, 2020, 01:43 PM IST

Indian IT services firm Infosys and Rolls-Royce, an aerospace and defence technology major, on Wednesday announced signing a strategic partnership for sourcing engineering and R&D Services for the latter''s Civil Aerospace business. As part of the overall partnership, Rolls-Royce will "transition a significant part of its engineering centre capabilities for civil aerospace in Bengaluru to Infosys", a statement said.

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Head coach Ravi Shastri 'should've updated Virat Kohli' on Rohit Sharma's injury: Gautam Gambhir

Cricket | Dec 02, 2020, 12:51 PM IST

Gambhir said the situation could have been handled in a better way by all parties involved.

Mumbai: Commuters stage 'rail roko' in Palghar, Kelwe and Saphale over change in local train timings

Mumbai: Commuters stage 'rail roko' over change in local train timings

India | Dec 02, 2020, 12:43 PM IST

The Western Railway (WR) on Tuesday announced to restore from December 3 the timings of four special suburban locals, that are currently being run for emergency services staff, to their original schedules which were effective before the coronavirus-induced lockdown came into force in March.

Nissan Magnite

Nissan launches compact SUV 'Magnite' with ambient mood lighting, puddle lamps. Check price, specs

Dec 02, 2020, 12:31 PM IST

Nissan Motor India believes that the model will be a disruptive game changer that is high on technology and aspirations. The automaker also said it has also launched a first-in-industry virtual test drive feature that allows the customer to experience the Magnite on their personal device.

Lucknow Municipal Corp bonds listed on BSE as CM Yogi Adityanath rings the bell

Lucknow Municipal Corp bonds listed on BSE as CM Yogi rings the bell

Business | Dec 02, 2020, 01:14 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday attended the listing ceremony of the Lucknow Municipal Corporation (LMC) bond, the first such listing from the entire northern region, on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) in Mumbai.

Man undergoes lung transplant in Delhi; ‘first’ such

Man undergoes lung transplant in Delhi; ‘first’ such surgery on post-COVID patient in north India

India | Dec 02, 2020, 11:33 AM IST

In a statement, the hospital group claimed that this was the "first" such procedure performed on a post-COVID-19 patient in north India.

IMA calls for strike on Dec 11 over ayurveda surgery move

IMA calls for strike on Dec 11 over ayurveda surgery move

India | Dec 02, 2020, 11:03 AM IST

"Launching the freedom struggle of modern medicine from the forces of mixopathy, IMA has directed public demonstration activities and withdrawal of non-essential and non-COVID services on December 11, 2020, from 6 AM to 6 PM," it said in a statement.

Mitchell Starc

Australia vs India: Mitchell Starc suffers back and rib niggle, joins Warner in team's injury list

Cricket | Dec 02, 2020, 10:48 AM IST

Australia pacer Mitchell Starc is nursing a back and rib niggle, captain Aaron Finch revealed during the toss of third ODI against India.

AYUSH medicines allowed to Covid patients as add-on treatment: Govt tells SC

AYUSH medicines allowed to Covid patients as add-on treatment: Govt tells SC

India | Dec 02, 2020, 11:02 AM IST

The Centre told the top court that medicines which are permitted to be prescribed by the Ministry of AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy) to COVID positive patients as an add-on treatment was allowed.

'Juno' star Ellen Page comes out as transgender, changes name to Elliot Page

Oscar-nominated star Ellen Page comes out as transgender, celebs hail his bold move

Hollywood | Dec 02, 2020, 10:35 AM IST

Ellen Page, the Oscar-nominated star of films such as "Juno" and "Inception", has come out as a transgender. In a statement, posted on Twitter, the 33-year-old actor said that he has changed their name to Elliot Page and expressed "overwhelming gratitude" for those who have supported him.

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Sensex drops by 60 points in early trade on profit booking; Nifty slips below 13,100

Dec 02, 2020, 10:00 AM IST

Among gainers, Tata Steel rose the most by 1.49 per cent, Titan by 1.41 per cent and Asian Paints by 1.29 per cent. Auto, FMCG and Infra stocks were trading in the positive territory with L&T rising by 1.23 per cent.

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Dr Reddy's, RDIF commence clinical trials for Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine in India

India | Dec 02, 2020, 09:58 AM IST

Recently, RDIF had announced the second interim analysis of clinical trial data, which showed 91.4 per cent efficacy for the vaccine on day 28 after the first dose; and efficacy of over 95 per cent 42 days after the first dose.

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'Adverse event' won't halt Oxford vaccine trial: Health Ministry

India | Dec 02, 2020, 02:45 PM IST

The Centre said that adverse event will not affect the timelines of vaccine rollout in any manner. It added that the adverse event during the Serum Institute of India trial was being reviewed by the Drugs Controller General of India.

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New Zealand vs Pakistan: NZ tour will not be affected despite COVID-19 cases in Pak squad, says PCB

Cricket | Dec 02, 2020, 08:45 AM IST

Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Ehsan Mani has ruled out any danger to Pakistan’s present tour of New Zealand despite three more members of the 54-strong visiting squad testing positive for COVID-19.

Gautam Gambhir to campaign for BJP in Jammu & Kashmir DDC polls likely next week, say sources

Gautam Gambhir to campaign for BJP in Jammu & Kashmir DDC polls likely next week, say sources

India | Dec 02, 2020, 08:24 AM IST

The eight-phase DDC polls started on November 28 and will conclude on December 19. Counting of votes will be done on December 22. BJP leaders in West Bengal also have shown interest in Gambhir as a campaigner, who has a "huge" fan following in the state

Nikki Haley slams Joe Biden’s immigration policy

Nikki Haley slams Joe Biden’s immigration policy

World | Dec 02, 2020, 07:55 AM IST

“Biden’s immigration policies will create another border crisis that will undermine the rule of law, hurt American workers, and insult the legal immigrants who did the right thing,” Indian-American Haley said in a series of tweets.

Sunny Deol tests Covid positive

Sunny Deol tests positive for COVID-19, isolating in Kullu

Celebrities | Dec 02, 2020, 09:33 AM IST

Actor Sunny Deol, 64, had undergone a shoulder surgery at Mumbai and was recuperating at a farmhouse near Manali in Kullu district.

Bengal: Prashant Kishor brokers peace between TMC's Suvendu

Bengal: Prashant Kishor brokers peace between TMC's Suvendu Adhikari, Abhishek Banerjee

India | Dec 01, 2020, 11:13 PM IST

Trinamool Congress leader Abhishek Banerjee and election strategist Prashant Kishor on Tuesday met Suvendu Adhikari, who resigned as a minister in the West Bengal government last week, following which the party claimed that all the issues have been resolved.

Adam Le Fondre

ISL 2020/21: Adam Le Fondre stars as Mumbai City FC crush SC East Bengal 3-0

Football | Dec 01, 2020, 10:23 PM IST

Hugo Boumous assisted all three goals as a brace from Adam Le Fondre (20', 48') and a strike from Hernan Santana (58') saw Mumbai register their second straight win with SCEB yet to open their account.

Gujarat BJP MP Abhay Bharadwaj dies of multi organ failure

Gujarat BJP MP Abhay Bharadwaj dies of multi organ failure, PM Modi expresses grief

India | Dec 01, 2020, 09:32 PM IST

BJP MP from Gujarat Abhay Bharadwaj, admitted to a hospital in Chennai for post COVID-19 severe pneumonia care, died on Tuesday due to multi-organ failure and his lungs were completely destroyed due to the infection, the hospital said.

Cambridge University names chemistry department after Cipla's Yusuf Hamied

Cambridge University names chemistry department after Cipla's Yusuf Hamied

Education | Dec 01, 2020, 08:28 PM IST

Dr Hamied is a former alumnus of the world-renowned university and made a “transformational gift” to his alma mater to ensure that chemistry at Cambridge University will continue to be "world-leading in both teaching and research".

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Vodafone Idea hikes select postpaid plan rates by Rs 50 in UP East

Technology | Dec 01, 2020, 08:04 PM IST

Vodafone Idea has raised the price of select postpaid plans by Rs 50 in the UP East circle, according to details available on the company's website.

A R Rahman

I was lucky enough to get best mentors: AR Rahman

Celebrities | Dec 01, 2020, 07:57 PM IST

A R Rahman says he was lucky enough to have some of the best mentors in his career and now he wants to extend the same help to budding talent.

Hyderabad FC

ISL 2020/21: Hyderabad look to continue unbeaten run in clash against Jamshedpur

Football | Dec 01, 2020, 08:00 PM IST

While the league has seen a series of draws over the weekend, Hyderabad and Jamshedpur are coming into the game on the back of contrasting form

Cricket Australia Interim CEO Nick Hockley

Cricket Australia thanks 'friends at BCCI' for home series amid COVID-19

Cricket | Dec 01, 2020, 07:37 PM IST

India's tour started with the ODI series, which will be followed by as many T20Is before the two sides lock horns in a four-Test rubber.

Indian Navy successfully test-fires naval version of BrahMos missile

Indian Navy successfully test-fires naval version of BrahMos missile

India | Dec 01, 2020, 07:30 PM IST

A naval version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was successfully test-fired from a stealth destroyer of the Indian Navy in the Bay of Bengal on Tuesday as part of a series of trials of the weapon, officials said. 

Ishan Porel

India's net bowler Ishan Porel sent back home from Australia after hamstring injury

Cricket | Dec 01, 2020, 07:30 PM IST

With Thangarasu Natarajan already in the main squad, India's pure net bowling options have been reduced to only one with Uttar Pradesh speedster Kartik Tyagi helping out the batsmen.

Glenn Maxwell playing the switch hit

Ian Chappell suggests banning switch-hitting, says it is 'blatantly unfair' on bowlers

Cricket | Dec 01, 2020, 07:19 PM IST

In the ongoing ODI series between India and Australia, Glenn Maxwell and David Warner have caught the Indian bowlers off guard a number of times by playing the switch-hit.