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Sikh Regiment takes over ceremonial duties at Rashtrapati Bhavan
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Sikh Regiment of the Army on Saturday took charge of the Ceremonial Army Guard duties at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here from the Gorkha Rifles.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Saqib Saleem: Comedy teaches you to live in the moment
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Actor Saqib Saleem, who has done roles across genres in films, feels comedy is the genre that teaches an actor to live in the moment, because spontaneity is an important element of a comic performance.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mithila Palkar: Thanks to lockdown, was able to get back to Kathak
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANSlife) 'Karwaan' actress Mithila Palkar, who is also a trained Kathak dancer, says she is thankful that time in the lockdown allowed her to get back to her dancing, after she had to take a break from it due to work and an irregular schedule.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
KCR not to receive Modi at Hakimpet airbase
Hyderabad, Nov (IANS) Amid reports that Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao being not invited to receive Prime Minister at the Hakimpet airport on Saturday, an official confirmed that Rao is not going to receive Narendra Modi.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Early cold spell pushes winter wear sales, trends show
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANSlife) The sudden drop in temperature in North India has seen buyers make a beeline and stock up on their winter needs. With the early onset of winter and with the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predicting a colder than usual winter this year, shoppers are stocking up on winter essentials to keep themselves warm and safe.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Art as sanctuary: How painting, sketching eased lockdown stress
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANSlife) With the COVID-induced lockdown requiring most to stay indoors, what flourished was a reconnection to the arts - music, literature, dancing, and even painting and sketching. As the self-isolation period weighed down heavily on the one's mental health, taking to the visual arts has been nothing short of therapeutic for many.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
S Korean mobile carriers eyeing more cloud gaming users
Sepul, Nov 28 (IANS) South Korean telecom operators are targeting wider market penetration of cloud gaming services by expanding availability, industry officials said amid strong demand from mobile gamers.
2020-11-28
Category: India, New Delhi,Technology
A recreation of Varanasi ghats on Dev Deepavali
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANSlife) The creative rendition of the city of Varanasi, or Benaras, on this unique festival falling after Diwali pays tribute and celebrates the Goddess Ganga.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Amrik Sukhdev dhaba opens doors for protesting farmers
Chandigarh, Nov 28 (IANS) The famed Amrik Sukhdev dhaba in Haryana's Murthal has opened its doors for protesting farmers heading to the national capital to lodge their protest over the Centre's farm laws.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Human Interest/Society
CBI raids 45 locations in 4 states over coal smuggling
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday said that it has been carrying out searches at 45 locations across four states over an illegal coal mining case.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Amazon, Baido lead as Smart Displays sales hit 9.5mn units in Q3
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Move beyond smart speakers as smart displays have come of age and in Q3, the sales of smart display speakers rose by 21 per cent (on-year) to reach 9.5 million units while sales of basic smart speakers (without a display) fell by 3 per cent over the same period.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
NRN son-in-law Sunak in row over not declaring wife's wealth in UK ministerial register: Report
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Infosys founder N.R. Narayana Murthys son in law and UK chancellor, Rishi Sunak is facing questions over the transparency of his wealth disclosures as his wifes holding in Infosys and other ventures has not been declared in the ministerial register.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Hacker selling CEO, CFO email accounts for as less as Rs 7,400
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) A hacker is selling passwords for the Microsoft email accounts of hundreds of top-level executives including CEOs, CFOs and CMOs on the Dark Web for nearly $100-$1,500 (nearly Rs 7,400-Rs 1.1 lakh) per account.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Telangana logs 753 more corona cases, 952 recoveries
Hyderabad, Nov 28 (IANS) Telangana registered 753 new coronavirus cases, taking its total tally to 2.68 lakh, even as 952 more patients recovered from the virus on Saturday. Active cases now total 10,637 in the state.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Samsung reveals upcoming Exynos 1080 chip for 5G smartphones
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Samsung announced the Exynos 1080 SoC two weeks ago at an online event in Shanghai and now, the company has followed up with an official introduction video highlighting the key features of the new chipset that will power 5G smartphones.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Police on alert as farmers may open new front on Delhi-UP border
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Even as Delhi Police is busy tackling farmers rallying at Singhu and Tikri entry/exit points on the Delhi-Haryana border, it was put on alert on Saturday after inputs that farmers might open another front on the Delhi-UP border too.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Prannoy & Radhika Roy barred for securities market for 'insider trading'
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) The Securites and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has found Prannoy Roy and Radhika Roy, the co-founders of New Delhi Television Ltd (NDTV) guilty of insider trading.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Media
Good Samaritans offer 'langar' to people at Delhi's Burari ground
Burari, Nov 28 (IANS) Even as the Delhi Police has allowed farmers to visit Burari ground in north Delhi to hold their protest against three central farm laws, a couple of good Samaritans are offering free 'langar sewa' or community kitchen food there to ensure that no one goes hungry.
2020-11-28
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics
Ex-Honduran Prez stopped at airport over 'bag of cash'
Teguchigalpa, Nov 28 (IANS) Former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya said that he was "unjustly" detained at the airport in the capital city of Tegucigalpa due to $18,000 worth of cash in his bag.
2020-11-28
Category: International, India,Politics
PM's Vax Review: 1st stop at Zydus facility in Gujarat
Gandhinagar, Nov 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his three-city vaccine tour on Saturday starting with pharma major Zydus Cadila's plant in Gujarat to review the development of the much-awaited coronavirus inoculation and its manufacturing process.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Telugu star Adivi Sesh on 'battles' while making Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan biopic
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Telugu star Adivi Sesh has opened up his journey of making a film on Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, who was martyred during the 26/11 terror attacks in Mumbai in 2008.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Discrimination, gender barriers bane for women lawyers: Justice Gita Mittal
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) While the number of women graduating from the leading law schools and working at junior levels in the legal profession is equal to their male counterparts, this does not translate to equal representation at workplace or later at higher positions. Their upward mobility is hampered by systemic discrimination. Gender diversity is particularly significant in the legal profession where the presence of women plays a critical role in upholding the ideal of equality, fairness and impartiality of the justice system especially amongst disadvantaged groups.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Apr-Sep FDI inflow at $30B; Mauritius, Singapore top sources
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) With India being an attractive destination for foreign funds despite the pandemic, FDI inflow rose 15 per cent during the April-September period to $30 billion.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Another increase in prices of petrol, diesel
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Petrol and diesel prices were increased by oil marketing companies on Saturday as global oil prices remained firm, reaching its highest levels this fiscal.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Leh freezes at minus 12.9, mercury dips across J&K
Srinagar, Nov 28 (IANS) Night temperatures dropped across J&K and Ladakh UTs on Saturday as Leh remained literally frozen at minus 12.9 degrees Celsius. The weather office has forecast generally dry weather till Thursday.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
OnePlus collaborates with EDM artist Nucleya
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Smartphone maker OnePlus has announced an exclusive song for the recently-launched OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z-Bass Edition by Electronic Dance Music (EDM) artist Nucleya.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
FB partners Sony to show exclusive content from India's Oz tour
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Facebook on Saturday announced a digital content partnership with Sony Pictures Networks India for the India tour of Australia that will offer exclusive video-on-demand content to cricket fans.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Sports
Bigg Boss 14: Is Kavita Kaushik finally ready for the big game?
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Bigg boss 14 watchers have lately been amused watching what seems to be a sudden shift in strategy on part of housemate Kavita Kaushik. The contestant who entered the house as a wild card entrant, only to be evicted owing to her rash attitude, was allowed re-entry a while back, and she is making most of her second life on the show.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Chalo Dilli prompts truckers to apply handbrakes to long hauls
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) As tens of thousands of farmers from Haryana and Punjab embark on the Delhi Chalo journey and reach the NCR borders, "emergency brakes" had to be applied on the onward journey of another regular lot -- the truck drivers on long hauls.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
AAP's welcome banners come up as farmers camp at Burari ground
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Even as a section of Delhi-bound farmers were allowed to visit north Delhi's Burari ground to hold their protest, banners were put by the ruling Aam Aadmi Party to welcome the protesters in the national capital.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Polling for DDC elections begins in J&K
Srinagar, Nov 28 (IANS) Amid tight security and severe cold weather polling began on Saturday for the first phase of the District Development Council (DDC) elections in Jammu and Kashmir. Large crowds were seen in South Kashmir's Krerva.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Female passengers can avail ride pooling on Uber, Ola only with other lady commuters
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Female passengers seeking to avail ride pooling on Uber and Ola will be provided the option to pool only with other lady commuters, as per the latest notification issued by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National
IRDAI approves ICICI Lombard acquisition of Bharti Axa General
Chennai, Nov 27 (IANS) The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI), on Friday approved, in principle, the acquisition of the non-life insurance business of Bharti Axa General Insurance Company Ltd by ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Ltd.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
India officially enters recession, but contraction in Q2FY21 GDP recedes (Roundup)
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Even though India's economic recovery accelerated in Q2FY21 from the lows of the pandemic-induced lockdown, the country, for the very first time since Independence, entered into a technical recession.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Disqualified as MP in 1988, Mizoram MLA in 2020 for defection
Aizawl, Nov 27 (IANS) In an ironic turn of events, an IPS officer-turned-politician from Mizoram who was disqualified as a member of the Lok Sabha for defection in 1988, lost his membership of the state Assembly on Friday for the same reason.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics
Indian, Russian satellites barely miss collision in space
Chennai, Nov 27 (IANS) India's 700 kg cartography satellite Cartosat-2F and Russia's 450 kg Kanopus-V satellite had a near miss in the outer space on Friday morning, said Roscosmos, Russia's state space corporation.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech
Congress high command to decide on alliance in Bengal
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The state leaders of the Congress in West Bengal have authorised the party high command to take a decision on alliance ahead of the Assembly elections scheduled next year.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
No executive control: SC directs National Tribunals Commission be set up
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday said the mounting arrears in the tribunals is mainly due to the delay in filling up the vacancies of their presiding officers and members, and directed the Centre set up an independent National Tribunals Commission (NTC) to supervise appointments and functioning.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
GDP numbers a surprise, but recovery still under Covid threat
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Although the 7.5 per cent contraction in the Q2 GDP came in as a surprise, giving hopes to a faster economic recovery, the pace of revival continues to be under the cloud of uncertainty amid rising Covid cases across the country.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Phone call from Delhi makes Yediyurappa defer Lingyat move
Bengaluru, Nov 27 (IANS) A telephone call from a powerful central BJP leader on Friday morning forced Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa defer his decision on a proposal to recommend inclusion of the Veerashaiva-Lingayat community in the Other Backward Community (OBC) list.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Calling GHMC polls gully elections disrespect to Hyd: Nadda
Hyderabad, Nov 27 (IANS) BJP national President J.P. Nadda said on Friday that calling Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) polls a 'gully election' is a disrespect to the people of Hyderabad.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
ICMR approves dry swab RT-PCR method for Covid detection
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The simple and fast method of dry swab-direct RT-PCR, developed by CSIR's constituent lab Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad, for scaling up coronavirus detection has now been approved by the Indian Council of Medical Research, the apex body announced on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
UNDP Accelerator Lab India launches 'GRID' to foster development
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The India chapter of the Accelerator Labs, an initiative by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), on Friday launched a Grassroot Innovation Database (GRID) to foster inclusive development.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
MIM: A party which contests polls without a manifesto
Hyderabad, Nov 27 (IANS) Manifestos are an integral part of elections in India. In every election, be it for Parliament, a state Assembly or a municipal corporation, contesting political parties release their manifestos to tell voters what they will do if voted to power.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
MiG-29K crashes in Arabian Sea, trainer pilot missing (Ld)
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Search operations continued on Friday for the commander of an Indian Navy MiG-29K trainer aircraft which took off from the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya and crashed into the Arabian Sea with two pilots onboard on Thursday evening, officials said.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Make mask violators do social service at Covid centres, Gujarat HC tells govt
Gandhinagar, Nov 27 (IANS) While hearing a suo moto case on the Covid situation in the state, the Gujarat High Court on Friday ordered the state government to act against those violating Covid-19 guidelines and not wearing masks. The Gujarat government is expected to come out with a decision on the matter on Tuesday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
A day after Nivar, Chennai suburbs water-logged, Oppn attacks govt
Chennai Nov 27 (IANS) A day after cyclone Nivar crossed Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast resulting in loss of four human lives, several cattle and damaging homes and crops, some Chennai suburbs continue to be under water and without power, impacting normal lives of the residents.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Man arrested for throwing onions at Nitish during election rally
Patna, Nov 27 (IANS) The Madhubani police on Friday arrested a person on charges of throwing onions at CM Nitish Kumar during the election campaign in the district.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
When Bhangra beats perked up protesting farmers in Singhu
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) As the sun set on a chaotic day at the Delhi-Haryana border in Singhu on the outskirts of the national capital on Friday, where protesting farmers repeatedly clashed with the Delhi Police to press for their demand to hold protest in Delhi against the recently passed Central farm laws, the tense mood also lightened to some extent.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Maha Covid-19 new infections dip, but deaths and active cases rise (ROUNDUP)
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Maharashtra Covid-19 deaths and 'active cases' remained high on Friday though new infections reported a slight drop, health authorities said here.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National