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Prajnesh Gunneswaran

Second straight runner-up finish for Prajnesh Gunneswaran following final defeat in Orlando Open

Tennis | Nov 22, 2020, 11:36 PM IST

Prajnesh did not have the required power in his strokes to hurt the American, losing 3-6 4-6 in the USD 52,080 hard court tournament.

Delhi records 6,746 fresh coronavirus cases

Delhi: Over 100 deaths for third consecutive day; 6,746 fresh coronavirus cases

India | Nov 22, 2020, 11:14 PM IST

Delhi recorded 6,746 fresh COVID-19 cases on Sunday and a positivity rate of 12.29 percent while 121 more fatalities pushed the death toll to 8,391, authorities said.

6 found COVID positive in Noida's random testing at Delhi borders

6 found COVID positive in Noida's random testing at Delhi borders

India | Nov 22, 2020, 10:54 PM IST

A total of 130 people coming from Delhi to Noida were randomly tested for COVID-19 at the border of the two cities on Sunday and six of them were found positive for the infection, officials said.

Bengaluru registered their first shot on goal in the 11th

ISL | Igor Angulo's brace helps FC Goa hold Bengaluru FC to 2-2 draw

Football | Nov 22, 2020, 10:32 PM IST

For Bengaluru, Cleiton Silva (27') and Juanan Gonzalez (57') scored and till the hour mark, Sunil Chhetri's men looked on course for an easy win.

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Indian Navy to host bilateral exercise SIMBEX-20 in Andaman sea

India | Nov 22, 2020, 10:12 PM IST

​The Indian Navy will host the 27th edition of the India-Singapore bilateral maritime exercise SIMBEX-20 from Monday to Wednesday in the Andaman sea, said an official statement on Sunday.

Cash-strapped Pakistan secures USD 800mn in debt relief

Cash-strapped Pak gets USD 800mn in debt relief from G20 nations

World | Nov 22, 2020, 10:26 PM IST

Cash-strapped Pakistan has secured USD 800 million worth of debt freeze deals from 14 members of the G20 while it was still awaiting ratification by the remaining six countries of the grouping, including Saudi Arabia and Japan, according to a media report on Sunday.

MP govt orders probe in Netflix series' temple kissing scenes

MP govt orders probe in Netflix series' temple kissing scenes

Web Series | Nov 22, 2020, 09:46 PM IST

An office-bearer of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), the youth wing of the ruling BJP, has claimed the kissing scenes were filmed in a temple in MP's Maheshwar town and submitted a complaint to the Rewa superintendent of police.

Online GST registration: GST Council's law panel suggests

Online GST registration: GST Council's law panel suggests live photo, biometrics

Business | Nov 22, 2020, 09:39 PM IST

Central and state tax officials have suggested the option of online GST registration with live photo and use of biometrics to weed out the menace of fake firms claiming input tax credit, sources said. 

Govt allows post-grad Ayurveda docs to train in performing surgeries

Govt allows post-grad Ayurveda docs to train in performing surgeries; IMA terms it 'retrograde step'

India | Nov 22, 2020, 08:52 PM IST

The government has issued a notification authorising post-graduate practitioners in specified streams of Ayurveda to be trained to perform surgical procedures such as excisions of benign tumours, nasal and cataract surgeries, a move which has drawn flak from the modern medicine fraternity.

Mayank Agarwal

AUS vs IND | Toss-up between Mayank, Shubman as Dhawan's opening partner for ODI series

Cricket | Nov 22, 2020, 08:34 PM IST

Agarwal played all three games in New Zealand with not much success but that would count for little as it happened eight months back.

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Madhya Pradesh govt orders probe in temple kissing scenes of Netflix series 'A Suitable Boy'

India | Nov 22, 2020, 07:13 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra on Sunday said the state police have been asked to examine the series 'A Suitable Boy' being streamed on Netflix to check if kissing scenes in it were filmed in a temple and if it hurt religious sentiments. 

Delhi's air quality 'poor', likely to deteriorate further

Delhi's air quality 'poor', likely to deteriorate further

India | Nov 22, 2020, 06:29 PM IST

Delhi's air quality remained "poor" on Sunday and government agencies said it is likely to deteriorate further due to unfavourable meteorological conditions. 

Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif

Nawaz Sharif's mother Begum Shamim Akhtar dies in London

World | Nov 22, 2020, 06:15 PM IST

Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's mother Begum Shamim Akhtar died in London on Sunday. 

BJP biggest virus in Bengal, says TMC leader

BJP biggest virus in Bengal, says TMC leader

India | Nov 22, 2020, 05:50 PM IST

In a fresh war of words, TMC strongman Anubrata Mondal described BJP as the "biggest virus in Bengal", and the saffron party's state chief Dilip Ghosh retorted, saying that the ruling party's days are numbered.

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Government exploring modalities of emergency authorisation of COVID-19 vaccine

India | Nov 22, 2020, 05:38 PM IST

The government is exploring the modalities of emergency authorisation and usage of anti-coronavirus vaccines pending completion of phase-three clinical trial and regular licensure.

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ISL | After forgettable last season, Odisha FC and Hyderabad FC seek fresh start

Football | Nov 22, 2020, 05:23 PM IST

Both teams had seasons to forget the last time. Hyderabad ended a miserable campaign in which they lost 12 games and conceded 39 goals.

Kartik Aaryan announces his next film 'Dhamaka' on birthday, see first poster

Kartik Aaryan announces his next film 'Dhamaka' on birthday, see first poster

Bollywood | Nov 22, 2020, 05:21 PM IST

The film would mark the first collaboration between Aaryan and Madhvani, who has helmed acclaimed movies like "Neerja" starring Sonam Kapoor and Sushmita Sen-fronted web series "Aarya".

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Tripura firing: Death toll rises to 2 as protests continue

India | Nov 22, 2020, 05:19 PM IST

The death toll in the firing incident in Panisagar area of Tripura rose to two on Sunday with a fire service employee succumbing to his injuries, a police officer said. 

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RBI Twitter handle creates world record with over 1 million followers

India | Nov 22, 2020, 05:11 PM IST

​In a first among central banks, the Reserve Bank of India has become the first monetary authority in the world to have more than 1 million followers on its official Twitter handle. 

Maharashtra Cricket Association

Maharashtra Cricket Association appeal to state govt for allowing in-person AGM at Wankhede

Cricket | Nov 22, 2020, 03:59 PM IST

The cricket body has said that "in case permission for a physical meeting is not granted, then the AGM will be held through video conferencing".

An AFI source confirmed that Herrmann resigned a few weeks

Indian athletics' High Performance Director Volker Herrmann quits

Other Sports | Nov 22, 2020, 02:59 PM IST

An AFI source confirmed that Herrmann resigned a few weeks ago but said he did not give any "specific reason".

Suryakumar Yadav during IPL 2020

Was disappointed with Australia snub but felt good after chat with Rohit Sharma: Suryakumar Yadav

Cricket | Nov 22, 2020, 02:57 PM IST

Soon after his conversation with Mumbai Indians' inspirational captain, Suryakumar's mind was suddenly wired for distraction, and his bat ready to do some more talking.

Jharkhand: Unemployed son kills father to get a job on compassionate ground

Jharkhand: Unemployed son kills father to get a job on compassionate ground

Nov 22, 2020, 02:36 PM IST

A 35-year-old unemployed man allegedly killed his father, an employee of Central Coal Fields Limited (CCL), in Jharkhand to get a job in CCL on compassionate grounds, police said on Sunday.

Joe Biden appoints Indian-American Mala Adiga as policy director of incoming First Lady

Joe Biden appoints Indian-American Mala Adiga as policy director of incoming First Lady

World | Nov 22, 2020, 02:14 PM IST

US President-elect Joe Biden has appointed Indian-American Mala Adiga as the policy director of his wife Jill, choosing an experienced education policy hand as the incoming First Lady focuses on education and plans to continue teaching community college classes.

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West Bengal to likely lose chance to conduct Phase II trial of Sputnik V vaccine

India | Nov 22, 2020, 02:09 PM IST

The trails were proposed to start at the state-run College of Medicine and Sagore Dutta Hospital (CMSDH) in North 24 Parganas district adjoining Kolkata later this week along with six other centres in different parts of the country.

BCG, oldest vaccines for tuberculosis, linked to lower risk of contracting COVID-19: Study

BCG, oldest vaccines for tuberculosis, linked to lower risk of contracting COVID-19: Study

Nov 22, 2020, 01:48 PM IST

One of the oldest vaccines for tuberculosis Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) is associated with a reduced possibility of contracting the COVID-19 virus, according to a new study.

MP: Two earthquakes of 4.3 and 2.7 magnitudes felt in Seoni

MP: Two earthquakes of 4.3 and 2.7 magnitudes felt in Seoni

India | Nov 22, 2020, 12:47 PM IST

Two earthquakes of 4.3 and 2.7 magnitudes were experienced in Madhya Pradesh's Seoni district on Sunday, officials said.

Trump campaign files for recount of votes in Georgia

Trump campaign files for recount of votes in Georgia

World | Nov 22, 2020, 12:18 PM IST

In case of a recount, election officials in Georgia will have to re-scan the five million hand-recounted and audited legal ballots.

Rohit Sharma

AUS vs IND: Don't know if they change my role as opener, I'm happy to bat anywhere: Rohit Sharma

Cricket | Nov 22, 2020, 12:06 PM IST

The senior batsman is expected to play a big role alongside Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara when skipper Virat Kohli returns to India.

Govt plans 10% stake sale in MIDHANI via offer for sale

Govt plans 10% stake sale in MIDHANI via offer for sale

Business | Nov 22, 2020, 12:15 PM IST

The company got listed on stock exchanges in April 2018 and the government had raised Rs 438 crore by selling 26 per cent stake through IPO.

Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi

Shahid Afridi to lead Galle Gladiators in inaugural LPL edition

Cricket | Nov 22, 2020, 11:55 AM IST

Pakistani players who will be seen in action in the league include Sohail Tanvir, Mohammad Aamir, Ehsan Ali, Azam Khan, Usman Shinwari and Shoaib Malik.

The Pakistan contingent for New Zealand includes 35 players

Pakistan players to reportedly face less restrictions during quarantine in New Zealand tour

Cricket | Nov 22, 2020, 11:34 AM IST

The Pakistan contingent for New Zealand includes 35 players who will represent the national senior and A teams and 15 support staff personnel. 

COVID-19 in Delhi: 3.7 lakh surveyed, first time RT-PCR tests more than antigen tests

COVID-19 in Delhi: 3.7 lakh surveyed, first time RT-PCR tests more than antigen tests

India | Nov 22, 2020, 11:26 AM IST

For the first time, the number of RT-PCR tests in Delhi has exceeded the number of rapid antigen tests, while over 3.7 lakh people have been surveyed as part of the efforts to curb the spread of coronavirus in the national capital, the Union Home Ministry said on Sunday.

Virat Kohli and Adam Zampa

Virat Kohli is not what you see on cricket field, he's a chilled out guy: Adam Zampa

Cricket | Nov 22, 2020, 11:16 AM IST

The leg-spinner has claimed Kohli's wicket seven times in international cricket.

At 6.9 °C, Delhi records coldest November morning in 17 years; cold wave in parts of city

At 6.9 °C, Delhi records coldest November morning in 17 years; cold wave in parts of city

India | Nov 22, 2020, 10:18 AM IST

Delhi had recorded the lowest minimum temperature of 11.5 degrees Celsius last year, 10.5 degrees Celsius in 2018 and 7.6 degrees Celsius in 2017 in the month of November. The all-time record for the lowest minimum temperature in November is 3.9 degrees Celsius recorded on November 28, 1938.

Bihar: 3 Maoists killed in an encounter with security forces in Gaya

Bihar: 3 Maoists killed in an encounter with security forces in Gaya

India | Nov 22, 2020, 10:06 AM IST

The encounter took place around midnight in the Barachatti forest area of the district, that is about 100 kms from the state capital. The Maoists were killed in the early hours.