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Sensex plunges 695 points on profit-booking; Nifty drops below 12,900

Business | Nov 25, 2020, 04:08 PM IST

​Equity benchmark Sensex tumbled 695 points on Wednesday, tracking heavy profit-booking in index majors HDFC Bank, Infosys and Kotak Bank amid mixed cues from global markets. After touching a lifetime high of 44,825.37 in opening session, the 30-share BSE index ended 694.92 points or 1.56 per cent lower at 43,828.10.  

Sanya Malhotra, Abhimanyu Dassani to star in Netflix film 'Meenakshi Sundareshwar'

Sanya Malhotra, Abhimanyu Dassani to star in Netflix film 'Meenakshi Sundareshwar'

Web Series | Nov 25, 2020, 03:57 PM IST

Set in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, the romantic comedy speaks to the trials and tribulations of a young couple, Meenakshi and Sundareshwar, a press release said.  

New ICC chairman Greg Barclay

No such thing as big three; both bilateral and ICC events important: New chairman Greg Barclay

Cricket | Nov 25, 2020, 03:24 PM IST

The 'Big Three' was a concept where India, Australia and England were supposed to earn the lion's share of global body's revenue.

Fee on money transfers for US, doesn't apply to India, Google Pay clarifies

Fee on money transfers for US, doesn't apply to India, Google Pay clarifies

Business | Nov 25, 2020, 02:44 PM IST

Last week, Google had announced that it is launching a redesigned Google Pay app next year on Android and iOS, starting with the US, and that users will not be able to use the service on a web browser.

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Uber drivers can now cash out any day of the week

Business | Nov 25, 2020, 02:20 PM IST

Uber on Wednesday announced the launch of a feature allowing drivers the flexibility to cash out at any day of the week.

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Aus vs Ind: There'll be no excuses from our end; Wade on training in split camps ahead of first ODI

Cricket | Nov 25, 2020, 02:06 PM IST

The Australians have been forced to train separately and not as one unit ahead of the ODI series against India but the team will make "no excuses" since the players are experienced enough to deal with the odd situation, insists wicketkeeper-batsman Matthew Wade.

West Bengal has turned into second Kashmir, says BJP state chief Dilip Ghosh

West Bengal has turned into second Kashmir, says Dilip Ghosh

India | Nov 25, 2020, 02:40 PM IST

West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh on Wednesday said the state has turned into "second Kashmir" as terrorists are being arrested every day and illegal bomb-making factories are being unearthed every next day.

Lakshmi Vilas Bank stock tanks over 55 per cent in 7 trading sessions

Lakshmi Vilas Bank stock tanks over 55 per cent in 7 trading sessions

Business | Nov 25, 2020, 01:22 PM IST

The government has placed Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) under one-month moratorium, superseded its board and capped withdrawals at Rs 25,000 per depositor.

The Weeknd accuses Recording Academy of 'corruption' after snub

The Weeknd accuses Recording Academy of 'corruption' after snub, Grammy chief responds

Nov 25, 2020, 01:19 PM IST

Grammy chief Harvey Mason Jr has responded to R&B star The Weeknd's claims of "corruption", saying though he too was surprised that the singer did not receive any nominations, every year the number of artists vying for recognition at the "only peer-voted music awards" is much more than the nominations.

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COVID-19 pandemic could be stopped if at least 70 pc public wore face masks consistently: Study

World | Nov 25, 2020, 12:39 PM IST

The research, published in the journal Physics of Fluids, assessed studies on face masks and reviewed epidemiological reports on whether they reduce the number of people an infected person spreads the pathogen to -- the reproduction number of the virus.

Bangladeshi man arrested in Singapore for plotting attacks against Hindus, planning to fight in Kash

Bangladeshi man held in Singapore for plotting attacks against Hindus, planning to fight in Kashmir

World | Nov 25, 2020, 12:17 PM IST

A Bangladeshi man, who was plotting attacks against Hindus in his own country and planning to fight in Kashmir, has been arrested by Singapore's security agencies which investigated the suspicious activities of 37 people as part of the heightened security measures in the city-state following recent terror strikes in Europe.

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No room for abuse, plenty for banter: Justin Langer on India series

Cricket | Nov 25, 2020, 11:40 AM IST

Langer said that given the great cricketers who will be playing the series, the competitive energy would be intense enough on its own.

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Aus vs Ind: Have great respect for Indian bowlers but our batsmen have seen them a lot, says Langer

Cricket | Nov 25, 2020, 10:27 AM IST

India are touring Australia with a lethal bowling attack, led by pace-spearhead Jasprit Bumrah, and comprising Mohammed Shami, Navdeep Saini and Shardul Thakur.

Patel's role in strengthening Congress will always be remembered: PM Modi

Patel's role in strengthening Congress will always be remembered: PM Modi

India | Nov 25, 2020, 10:19 AM IST

A top strategist of the Congress and a most-trusted ally of its president Sonia Gandhi, Patel (71) died here in the early hours of Wednesday.

Sensex rallies over 300 pts to scale fresh peak in opening session; Nifty tops 13,100

Sensex rallies over 300 pts to scale fresh peak in opening session; Nifty tops 13,100

Business | Nov 25, 2020, 10:14 AM IST

After touching a lifetime high of 44,825.37 in the opening session, the 30-share BSE index was trading 242.76 points or 0.55 per cent higher at 44,765.78.

Lost an irreplaceable comrade': Sonia Gandhi on Ahmed Patel's demise

Lost an irreplaceable comrade': Sonia Gandhi on Ahmed Patel's demise

India | Nov 25, 2020, 10:08 AM IST

In her condolence message for Patel, who served as her political secretary for years, Gandhi said, "In Shri Ahmed Patel, I have lost a colleague, whose entire life was dedicated to the Congress Party."

Waqar Younis

India will feel Rohit and Ishant absences in Australia, says Waqar Younis

Cricket | Nov 25, 2020, 10:09 AM IST

Waqar said Australia will come hard at India as they must be still hurting from the defeat in the 2018 Test series at home.

According to sources in the AFI, Jadam tested positive for

AFI VP Pramod Jadam dies of COVID-19 complications

Other Sports | Nov 25, 2020, 08:51 AM IST

According to sources in the AFI, Jadam tested positive for COVID-19 last month and died of complications related to the dreaded virus.

Delhi schools unlikely to reopen until vaccine against Covid-19 available: Manish Sisodia

Delhi schools unlikely to reopen until vaccine against Covid-19 available: Manish Sisodia

India | Nov 25, 2020, 08:08 AM IST

Universities and schools across the country were closed on March 16, when the Centre announced a countrywide classroom shutdown as part of measures to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.

'Delhi Crime' a turning point in my life, my career: Shefali Shah

'Delhi Crime' a turning point in my life, my career: Shefali Shah

Celebrities | Nov 25, 2020, 06:26 AM IST

The win for Netflix''s "Delhi Crime" at the International Emmy Awards will reinforce the credibility of talent from India, says the show''s lead star Shefali Shah. The Netflix India Original bagged the best drama series honour at the 48th International Emmy Awards on Monday night.

Thapa got the game off to an electrifying start, scoring in

ISL | Anirudh Thapa's first minute strike sets up Chennaiyin's 2-1 win over Jamshedpur

Football | Nov 24, 2020, 11:27 PM IST

Thapa's early strike coupled with a penalty goal from Esmael Goncalves (26th) ensured that Chennaiyin began their campaign with a win.

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Delhi: Over 100 deaths for fifth day in a row, fresh spike of 6,200 cases

India | Nov 25, 2020, 09:15 AM IST

Delhi recorded 6,224 fresh COVID-19 cases on Tuesday and a positivity rate of 10.14 per cent while 109 more fatalities pushed the death toll to 8,621, authorities said.

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Uttar Pradesh cabinet proposes naming airport in Ayodhya after Lord Ram

India | Nov 24, 2020, 11:00 PM IST

​The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet on Tuesday gave its nod to a proposal to name the airport in Ayodhya after Lord Ram.    

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Trade unions to go on nationwide strike on Nov 26, 25 crore workers to take part

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

Central trade unions have called for a nationwide general strike on November 26. As many as 25 crore workers are expected to participate in the strike. 

Trent Boult

Staying in bio-secure bubbles a big sacrifice, says Trent Boult

Cricket | Nov 24, 2020, 10:01 PM IST

Bolt, who joins a list of big names voicing concerns about life in bio-secure bubbles amid the COVID-19 pandemic, called it "a big sacrifice".

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Google pays Rs 33,737 cr for 7.73% stake in Jio Platforms

Technology | Nov 24, 2020, 08:35 PM IST

Alphabet Inc's Google has paid Rs 33,737 crore for a 7.73 per cent stake in Reliance Industries Ltd's (RIL) digital subsidiary, Jio Platforms Ltd, joining the list of global investors such as Facebook, billionaire Mukesh Ambani's firm said.

Abhishek Bachchan

Honest docu-series, not puff piece: Abhishek Bachchan on 'Sons of the Soil: Jaipur Pink Panthers

Celebrities | Nov 24, 2020, 07:52 PM IST

Abhishek Bachchan says the upcoming Amazon Prime Video sports documentary "Sons of the Soil: Jaipur Pink Panthers", is an in-depth take on the functioning of a sports unit. 

All India Football Federation (AIFF)

AIFF moves SC, seeks extension of Executive Committee's term till finalisation of constitution

Football | Nov 24, 2020, 07:44 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 Annual General Body Meeting will be held on December 21.

Mumbai City FC

Free-flowing football on cards in ISL match between FC Goa and Mumbai City FC

Football | Nov 24, 2020, 06:32 PM IST

For Mumbai City head coach Sergio Lobera, it will be the first time he will be up against his former club which he guided to League Winners Shield last season and to the group stage of AFC Champions League.

BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly

England to tour India for 4 Tests, 3 ODIs and 5 T20Is, confirms BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly

Cricket | Nov 24, 2020, 06:09 PM IST

BCCI President and former India captain Sourav Ganguly revealed that India will play a full-fledged series against the visiting England side when they visit in January 2021. 

New Zealand's Ross Taylor

World Cup in 2023 definitely on radar, says New Zealand's Ross Taylor

Cricket | Nov 24, 2020, 05:14 PM IST

Taylor, 36, though admitted that it would be a challenge to go on for another three years and sign off at the mega-event.

R Ashwin and Virat Kohli

ICC nominates Virat Kohli, R Ashwin for Men's Player of the Decade Award

Cricket | Nov 24, 2020, 05:05 PM IST

Kohli and veteran off-spinner Ashwin are the two Indians among seven players nominated for the most prestigious award.  

Sedition case: HC grants Kangana Ranaut interim protection from arrest

Sedition case: HC grants Kangana Ranaut interim protection from arrest

Celebrities | Nov 24, 2020, 04:32 PM IST

The FIR was registered pursuant to orders passed by the Bandra magistrate's court here directing the police to carry out an inquiry against Kangana Ranaut and her sister Rangoli Chandel following a complaint lodged against them for allegedly "trying to create hatred and communal tension" through their social media posts.

Varun Badola's father VM Badola dies at 84, actor pens heartfelt note on Instagram

Varun Badola's father VM Badola dies at 84, actor pens heartfelt note on Instagram

TV | Nov 24, 2020, 04:03 PM IST

V M Badola's son, popular TV actor Varun Badola, confirmed the demise of his multi-hyphenate father in an emotional post on Instagram on Tuesday. Varun Badola, who featured with V M Badola in TV serial "Aek Chabhi Hai Padoss Mein", said his father never sat him down to teach life lessons and instead led by example.   

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli's absence after first Test will not affect Cricket Australia financially: Nick Hockley

Cricket | Nov 24, 2020, 03:15 PM IST

CA turned out to be one of the worst affected cricket boards due to the coronavirus pandemic that forced it to lay off a number of employees and cut down salaries of staffers.

Toyota car launch, Innova Crysta

Toyota launches updated Innova Crysta with enhanced safety features. Check price, specifications

Nov 24, 2020, 03:02 PM IST

The new version of the model comes with various changes in exterior design and enhanced safety features like front clearance sonar (with MID display) to prevent collisions while parking in tight spaces.