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MP loses 26 tigers in 2020; govt says birth rate more than deaths

MP loses 26 tigers in 2020; govt says birth rate more than deaths

India | Nov 29, 2020, 11:15 AM IST

As per the data, Karnataka, which is on the second position in the number of tigers in the country, registered eight deaths and two seizures of tiger body parts this year.

Companies raise Rs 25,000 cr via IPOs in 2020 so far; next year expected to be equally strong

Companies raise Rs 25,000 cr via IPOs in 2020 so far; next year expected to be equally strong

Business | Nov 29, 2020, 11:06 AM IST

According to an analysis of data available with the stock exchanges, 12 initial public offerings (IPOs) in 2020 so far raised around Rs 25,000 crore, significantly higher than Rs 12,362 crore mopped up through 16 initial share-sales in the entire 2019.

Winter is here! Delhi set to record coldest November in at least a decade, says IMD data

Winter is here! Delhi set to record coldest November in at least a decade, says IMD data

India | Nov 29, 2020, 10:35 AM IST

The national capital is all set to record the coldest November in at least 10 years, with the mean minimum temperature for the month this year hovering around 10 degrees Celsius, according to India Meteorological Department data.

Avinash Sable

Avinash Sable breaks half marathon national record at ADHM; Ethiopia's Walelegn takes the title

Other Sports | Nov 29, 2020, 01:05 PM IST

Ethiopian Amedework Walelegn dethroned compatriot Andamlak Belihu in a nail-biting finish to win the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon men's race in a course record time of 58.53 seconds.

Rajasthan: Accused of sexual assault, man thrashed, forced to eat faeces in Dholpur

Rajasthan: Accused of sexual assault, man thrashed, forced to eat faeces in Dholpur

Nov 29, 2020, 07:56 AM IST

A youth was allegedly beaten up and forced to eat human faeces for having molested a minor girl in Dholpur district of Rajasthan, police said on Saturday.

Accused of molestation, youth forced to eat faeces in Rajasthan

Accused of molestation, youth forced to eat faeces in Rajasthan

Nov 28, 2020, 11:13 PM IST

A youth was allegedly beaten up and forced to eat human faeces for having molested a minor girl in Dholpur district of Rajasthan, police said on Saturday. 

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar

Govt ready for talks with protesting farmers anytime: Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar

India | Nov 28, 2020, 11:02 PM IST

Amid massive protests for the third consecutive day by farmers heading to the national capital, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Saturday said the Centre is ready for talks with them anytime as he appealed to farmers to call off their agitation and come for discussion. 

Getting four points from two outings is the best start in

ISL 2020-21: Hyderabad FC play goalless draw, share points with Bengaluru at Fatorda

Football | Nov 28, 2020, 10:28 PM IST

Both sides repeatedly tried to find the net from distance with the attempts being either blocked or going way off target.

Virat Kohli and Aaron Finch

AUS vs IND, 2nd ODI: Virat Kohli and Co looking to plug holes, redeem themselves against hosts

Cricket | Nov 28, 2020, 10:08 PM IST

Skipper Kohli, the man who is revered by the Australian team, media and public at large, would love to play a signature ODI knock.

Chennaiyin FC

ISL 2020-21: Upbeat Chennaiyin FC aim to beat Kerala Blasters to register second straight win

Football | Nov 28, 2020, 09:44 PM IST

Thapa was the star of the Chennaiyin side in the first match and the coach would look up to him once again to provide the thrust upfront.

Joe Biden

Biden to let health experts decide who will get a COVID-19 vaccine first: Gounder

World | Nov 28, 2020, 09:24 PM IST

US President-elect Joe Biden will let health experts decide who will get a COVID-19 vaccine in the country first, according to Dr. Celine Gounder, a member of his coronavirus advisory board.

Narsingh Yadav

Gearing up for his comeback, Narsingh Yadav tests positive for COVID-19

Other Sports | Nov 28, 2020, 09:16 PM IST

Narsingh is scheduled to take part in his first international tournament in four years in the Individual World Cup in Belgrade from December 12 to 18.

Noida: Fire breaks out at Oppo's warehouse

Noida: Fire breaks out at Oppo's warehouse

India | Nov 28, 2020, 09:08 PM IST

A major fire broke out in the Noida warehouse of Chinese phone maker Oppo on Saturday, the officials said.

Saina Nehwal

Definitely in race for Olympics, I'm a fighter: Saina Nehwal

Other Sports | Nov 28, 2020, 09:03 PM IST

The 2012 London Olympics bronze medallist, who has slipped to 22nd in Badminton World Federation's Tokyo Olympics qualification rankings, has recently struggled with niggles.

Himesh Reshammiya

Not following a trend works best for music industry, says Himesh Reshammiya

Nov 28, 2020, 08:19 PM IST

Himesh Reshammiya believes the culture of following any kind of trend in the music industry should end and one must rather focus on coming up with new work. 

The AIFF went on to approach the Supreme Court against the

Not much option than approaching court regarding elections, says AIFF

Football | Nov 28, 2020, 07:28 PM IST

The four-year term of the current executive committee, led by Praful Patel, ends next month and the AIFF has announced that its AGM will be held as scheduled.

Air quality

Air quality slips to 'poor' level again in Noida, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon

India | Nov 28, 2020, 07:07 PM IST

The air quality remained “moderate” in Faridabad but slipped to “poor” level in Gurgaon, Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad on Saturday, according to a government agency. 

 Redeem Tlang

ISL 2020-21: FC Goa's Redeem Tlang issued show-cause notice for dangerous foul play

Football | Nov 28, 2020, 06:47 PM IST

Tlang will remain ineligible for selection for his side's next match as he serves an automatic one-match ban in FC Goa's next game.

The next year will see two national championships.

Wrestling Federation of India pushes national championship to January due to COVID-19 pandemic

Other Sports | Nov 28, 2020, 06:27 PM IST

The WFI official also said that they are ready to send the Indian team for the individual World Cup, set to be held in Belgrade, Serbia from December 12-18.

Odisha will be concerned that they are yet to solve the

ISL 2020-21: Odisha, Jamshedpur eye maiden victory of the season

Football | Nov 28, 2020, 06:05 PM IST

Both Odisha FC and Jamshedpur FC had targeted fresh beginnings in the ISL season 7 with a new coaching team and new recruits.

CBI, Coal, pilferer

CBI raids 45 locations in 4 states in illegal mining and theft of coal case

India | Nov 28, 2020, 05:47 PM IST

The CBI on Saturday carried out a massive search operation at 45 locations in four states after registering a case against alleged coal pilferer Anup Manjhi who was suspected to be acting in collusion with two general managers and three security personnel of Eastern Coalfields Ltd (ECL), officials said.

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8 states, UTs reported 69% of new COVID-19 cases in 24-hr span; tests per million cross 1 lakh

India | Nov 28, 2020, 04:42 PM IST

Over 69 per cent of the 41,322 new COVID-19 cases reported in a span of 24 hours are from eight states and union territories with Maharashtra recording the highest number of new infections followed by Delhi and Kerala, the Union health ministry said on Saturday. 

PM Modi, Zydus Cadila

PM Modi's presence to motivate company in quest to bridge unmet healthcare needs: Zydus Cadila

India | Nov 28, 2020, 04:00 PM IST

PM Modi visited Zydus Cadila's manufacturing facility near Ahmedabad, as he began his three-city visit to review ongoing coronavirus vaccine development work.

COVID-19: Scientists develop novel method to detect single virus particles

COVID-19: Scientists develop novel method to detect single virus particles

Nov 28, 2020, 04:03 PM IST

Scientists have developed a new method for identifying single virus particles based on changes in electrical current when they pass through ultrasmall pores, an advance which they claim may lead to new rapid COVID-19 tests.

Adil Hussain

Adil Hussain's 'Nirvana Inn' to premiere on Cinemapreneur for 99 hours from Dec 11

Celebrities | Nov 28, 2020, 03:40 PM IST

Adil Hussain-starrer "Nirvana Inn" will be available online on pay-per-view digital platform Cinemapreneur for 99 hours from December 11 onwards.

West Indies Test skipper Jason Holder

CWI team arrives in Dhaka to inspect COVID-19 arrangements ahead of Bangladesh series

Cricket | Nov 28, 2020, 03:29 PM IST

During the tour, West Indies are scheduled to play a full series comprising three Tests, as many ODIs and two T20Is.

Hardik Pandya against Australia 

If Hardik Pandya is unfit, India have Vijay Shankar but not sure about his 'impact' - Gautam Gambhir

Cricket | Nov 28, 2020, 03:22 PM IST

According to Gambhir, this is the kind of problem which can't be sorted even if an opener of Rohit Sharma's calibre comes back.

'Delhi Chalo' Explainer: What the farmers’ protest is all about

'Delhi Chalo' Explainer: What the farmers’ protest is all about

India | Nov 28, 2020, 02:05 PM IST

Before the Delhi Chalo agitation began, the Centre had invited representatives from over 30 farmer unions for a meeting with Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on December 3

Night curfew, prohibitory orders imposed in Leh amid COVID-19 spike

Night curfew, prohibitory orders imposed in Leh amid COVID-19 spike

India | Nov 28, 2020, 01:54 PM IST

Concerned over the spike in COVID-19 cases in the last one month, district magistrate, Leh Sachin Kumar Vaishya, has ordered imposition of curfew and banning of the assembly of more than four people anywhere in the district, the official said.

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Mission Olympic Cell approves Bajrang Punia's one-month training camp in USA

Other Sports | Nov 28, 2020, 01:48 PM IST

The camp will take place from December 4 to January 3 at Cliff Keen Wrestling Club, Michigan, at an approximate cost of Rs 14 lakhs.

Maharashtra: CM Uddhav Thackeray, Governor not to accompany PM Modi during his SII visit in Pune

Maharashtra: CM Uddhav Thackeray, Governor not to accompany PM Modi during his SII visit in Pune

India | Nov 28, 2020, 01:28 PM IST

Modi began his three-city visit on Saturday to review coronavirus vaccine development work by going to pharma major Zydus Cadila''s manufacturing facility near Ahmedabad in the morning.

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Govt proposes capping surge pricing by cab aggregators at 1.5 times of base fare

Business | Nov 28, 2020, 12:36 PM IST

The government on Friday proposed to cap surge pricing charged by cab aggregators like Ola and Uber at 1.5 times of the base fare.

SC East Bengal faced a 0-2 loss to rivals ATK Mohun Bagan

ISL 2020/21: We can get better - SC East Bengal's Fowler assures improvement after 0-2 loss

Football | Nov 28, 2020, 12:25 PM IST

SC East Bengal faced a 0-2 loss to rivals ATK Mohun Bagan in their first-ever Indian Super League derby on Friday.

MP: Three charred to death as vehicle catches fire after collision

MP: Three charred to death as vehicle catches fire after collision

India | Nov 28, 2020, 12:13 PM IST

The accident took place at Bhauransa on Bhopal-Indore highway, about 14 kms from the district  headquarters, he said.

UP Governor Anandiben Patel gives assent to ordinance against forcible religious conversions

UP Governor gives assent to ordinance against forcible religious conversions

India | Nov 28, 2020, 11:51 AM IST

The state cabinet presided over by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had earlier this week approved the draft ordinance to curb forcible or "dishonest" religious conversions including those for the sake of marriage, which could land violators in jail for up to 10 years.