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Tiger kills tribal girl in Telangana
Hyderabad | Monday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
A 16-year-old tribal girl was killed by a tiger in Telangana's Kumaram Bheem Asifabad district on Sunday. This is the second such incident in the district this month. ... read..


Mangaluru graffiti: Police appeals to public to share any info (Lead)
Mangaluru | Monday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
With inflammatory graffiti popping up on city walls over the past three days, Mangaluru Police Commissioner Vikash Kumar Vikash on Sunday appealed to the public to share any information about those responsible for the malicious messaging. ... read..


Chennai Air Customs foils bid to smuggle gold, three held
Chennai | Monday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
Three persons were arrested for trying to smuggle gold into the country, said Commissioner of Customs, Chennai International Airport. ... read..


BJP top brass meets to discuss farmers' Delhi protest
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
The BJP and the government's efforts to resolve and end the ongoing protests by farmers from various states at various border points of the capital intensified on Sunday, with party chief J.P. Nadda holding a high-level meeting at this house. ... read..


Apple growers in Himachal Pradesh hail private procurement centres
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | November 30, 2020 4:12:41 AM IST
Apple growers in Shimla have said that private apple procurement centres in the district are helping them earn more, as they do not have to deal with middlemen anymore. ... read..


Disguised as TTE, man tried to smuggle cannabis; held
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
A man impersonating a TTE in a bid to smuggle cannabis, has been arrested from the New Delhi Railway Station, police said on Sunday. ... read..


Two killed in separate road accidents in Gurugram
Gurugram | Monday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
Two people, including a teenager, were killed in two separate road accidents in Gurugram, police said on Sunday. ... read..


Ayodhya, Varanasi glow on eve of Kartik Purnima
Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh) | November 30, 2020 3:12:37 AM IST
Around 51,000 earthen lamps were illuminated at Ram Ki Paidi on the banks of river Saryu as devotees marked the eve of Kartik Purnima on Sunday. ... read..


BKU leader furious over 'unruly behaviour' by farmers during stir
Ghazipur (Uttar Pradesh) | Monday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
Farmers protesting at the borders of the national capital have intensified their agitation against the Modi government at the Centre opposing the three controversial farm laws. ... read..


GHMC polls: BJP bigwigs, Owaisis engage in no-holds-barred attacks
Hyderabad | Monday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
The election campaign for any municipal body in the country has not been so shrill as it has been for Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC), which is all set for polls on Tuesday. ... read..


J&K Panchayat bypolls: 64% polling for Panches, 57% for Sarpanch posts
Jammu | Monday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
The first phase of maiden bye-elections for seats of Panchayat-level bodies in J&K recorded 64 per cent voting turnout for Panches and 57 per cent for Sarpanch vacancies, State Election Commissioner K.K. Sharma said on Sunday. ... read..


Rajasthan: Goyal launches Digvada-Bandikui rail line
Jaipur | Monday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday inaugurated the Digvada-Bandikui railway line in Rajasthan's Alwar district. ... read..


COVID-19: Rajasthan govt imposes night curfew between Dec 1 and 31 in 13 districts
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | November 30, 2020 2:12:36 AM IST
In view of the prevailing COVID-19 situation, Rajasthan government has imposed a night curfew from 8 pm to 6 am within urban limits of 13 district headquarter towns of Kota, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Udaipur, Ajmer, Alwar, Bhilwara, Nagore, Pali, Tonk, Si ... read..


Mumbai: TV actress accuses casting director of rape
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | November 30, 2020 2:12:35 AM IST
A television actress has accused a casting director identified as Ayush Tiwari of rape and a case under section 376 has been registered at the Versova police station here on the basis of the former's statement. ... read..


MiG-29K pilot still missing, 9 warships, 14 planes conducting search: Navy
Panaji | Monday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
Nine warships, 14 aircraft as well as Indian Navy fast interceptor craft have been deployed to trace the missing pilot of a MiG-29K trainer aircraft which ditched mid-sea off Goa on November 26, the Indian Navy said on Sunday. ... read..


Shah positive about resumption of mining industry in Goa: CM
Panaji | Monday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah is very much positive about the possibility of resumption of the mining industry in Goa, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Sunday, after his return from the national capital, where he had met top Union Ministers as well as ... read..


Khattar could have called me up on my mobile: Amarinder
Chandigarh | Monday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
Trashing the call records released by his Haryana counterpart as "a complete fraud", Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday said flaunting a page of his office register cannot condone Manohar Lal Khattar's "lies", and if he had really wanted to c ... read..


Odisha Assembly adjourned sine die month before schedule
Bhubaneswar | Monday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
The winter session of the Odisha Assembly adjourned sine die on Sunday, a month ahead of the schedule. ... read..


Union Ministers Amit Shah, Narendra Singh Tomar hold talks with JP Nadda on farmers' issue
New Delhi | November 30, 2020 1:42:33 AM IST
Union ministers Amit Shah and Narendra Singh Tomar held a meeting at BJP president JP Nadda's residence on late Sunday night to discuss the ongoing farmers' protests, sources said. ... read..


Man held for shooting friend in Gurugram, old rivalry suspected
Gurugram | Monday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
Gurugram police have arrested a 21-year-old man who injured his friend after shooting at him near Sector-9 area. ... read..


Cartel TikTok: Narcos post guns, drugs and boat chase videos
New York | Monday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
If you are fascinated by the narco TV series on streaming platforms like Netflix, read on as the drug cartels have now gone live on social media and the Chinese short-video making platform TikTok is their new destination. ... read..


Educational institutions to remain closed across J-K till December 31
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | November 30, 2020 1:13:23 AM IST
All schools, colleges and higher education institutes in Jammu and Kashmir will remain closed till December 31 according to an order issued by the Union Territory administration. ... read..


Our goal is to establish Gandhi's Ram Rajya, says Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel
Raipur (Chhatisgarh) | November 30, 2020 12:42:45 AM IST
Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Sunday said that his government is working to establish Ram Rajya as envisioned by Mahatma Gandhi which symbolises equality, love and brotherhood. ... read..


7 alleged Maoists surrender before police in Visakhapatnam
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) | November 30, 2020 12:42:44 AM IST
At least seven alleged Maoists of Andhra-Odisha (AOB) border division surrendered before police in Visakhapatnam on Sunday. ... read..


Agri sector made positive contribution in GDP, reconsider farm laws, Gehlot writes to PM Modi
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | November 30, 2020 12:42:38 AM IST
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, demanding to reconsider the three new farm laws, against which farmers are staging protests. ... read..


Illegal gun factory unearthed in Bihar's Kaimur
Patna | Sunday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
A small illegal gun factory run by a history-sheeter was unearthed in Chainpur area of Kaimur district in Bihar on Sunday after three persons were held during checking of vehicles, police said. In another case, CRPF men also seized arms and ammunition hid ... read..


BJP wants to liberate Hyderabad from Nizam culture: Shah (Ld)
Hyderabad | Sunday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said that the BJP wanted to liberate Hyderabad from the 'Nawab Nizam' culture and develop it as a modern city. ... read..


Goa CM's 10,000 jobs promise is a pre-poll jumla: Congress
Panaji | Sunday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Goa Congress president Girish Chodankar on Sunday said that Chief Minister Pramod Sawant's assurance of rolling out 10,000 government jobs in 2021 is a pre-poll jumla, aimed at targeting young voters ahead of zilla panchayat and municipal polls. ... read..


MVA govt to fall as alliance partners will end up fighting: Union Minister Raosaheb Danve
Aurangabad (Maharashtra) | November 29, 2020 11:12:51 PM IST
A day after Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra completed its one year, Union Minister Raosaheb Patil Danve on Sunday said that it will fall as parties in the alliance--Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP-- "will end up fighting". ... read..


Maharashtra reports 5,544 new cases of COVID-19, 85 deaths
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | November 29, 2020 11:12:49 PM IST
Maharashtra on Sunday reported 5,544 new cases of COVID-19, taking the total number of coronavirus cases in the state to 18,20,059. ... read..


5 passengers stranded at Zojila pass due to snow avalanche rescued by BRO
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | November 29, 2020 11:12:48 PM IST
Five passengers stranded at Zojila pass, after a snow avalanche hit the region, has been rescued by Border Roads Organisations (BRO) on Sunday. ... read..


Farmers to get Rs 10,000 every year under CM's scheme: Shivraj Singh Chouhan
Sehore (Madhya Pradesh) | November 29, 2020 11:12:43 PM IST
Farmers in Madhya Pradesh will receive Rs 10,000 each year under Chief Minister's Farmers Welfare Scheme, said Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday. ... read..


Security guard killed in Goa, one held
Cuncolim (Goa) | November 29, 2020 11:12:40 PM IST
Goa Police on Sunday arrested a security guard from Margao Railway Station in connection with the murder of another security guard deployed at a company in Cuncolim. ... read..


More than 400-tonne fruits loaded in Nov this year: Central Railway
New Delhi | November 29, 2020 11:12:36 PM IST
Central Railway on Sunday stated that more than 400 tonnes of fruits have been loaded in November this year. ... read..


Govt drunk on power, not listening to crores of farmers: Cong
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
Even as a stalemate between protesting farmers and the Centre on their protest venue in Delhi continued, the opposition Congress on Sunday attacked the government for "being drunk on power and not listening to the voice of farmers". ... read..


PM's visit was to draw political mileage in GHMC polls: KTR
Hyderabad | Sunday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the Bharat Biotech facility on Saturday was to draw political mileage for the BJP in the Greater Hyderabad municipal elections, said Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Working President K. T. Rama Rao on Sunday. ... read..


Debris of aircraft located during search operations for missing pilot, says Indian Navy
New Delhi | November 29, 2020 10:42:56 PM IST
As the search operations continue even over 50 hours after Commander Nishant Singh who went missing after a MiG-29K fighter trainer jet of the Indian Navy met with an accident over the Arabian sea on November 26, Indian Navy on Sunday said that some debri ... read..


Western Railway changes route of few trains in Punjab due to farmers' protest
New Delhi | November 29, 2020 10:42:53 PM IST
Western Railway on Sunday changed the route of few trains after the rail movement was affected due to farmers' movement in Punjab. ... read..


Gold worth Rs 1.57 crores seized at Chennai Airport; 3 held
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 29, 2020 10:42:48 PM IST
Chennai Air Customs officials have seized 3.15 kilogram of gold worth Rs 1.57 crores from Chennai International Airport and arrested three accused in connection with the recovery. ... read..


4 infants died within 12 hours due to negligence at MP's govt hospital, allege relatives
Shahdol (Madhya Pradesh) | November 29, 2020 10:42:47 PM IST
Four infants including a newborn died within 12 hours due to negligence by district hospital authorities in Madhya Pradesh's Shahdol district, their relatives alleged. ... read..


DRDO adds 500 ICU beds to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel COVID Hospital in Delhi
New Delhi | November 29, 2020 10:42:41 PM IST
With COVID-19 cases surging in the national capital, the Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) has added 500 more ICU (Intensive Care Unit) beds to the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel COVID Hospital in Delhi. ... read..


CM Yogi congratulates UP forest corporation for 25 crore plantation
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | November 29, 2020 10:42:36 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday congratulated the state's forest corporation for planting 25 crore plants this year. ... read..


If Amit Shah can address public 1,200 km away, why can't he meet farmers? asks Congress
New Delhi | November 29, 2020 10:12:47 PM IST
The Congress party on Sunday asked why Union Home Minister Amit Shah could address the public 1,200 km away in Hyderabad but not meet protesting farmers 15 km away. ... read..


Disparities in academic productivity observed during COVID-19 pandemic: Study
Washington | November 29, 2020 10:12:46 PM IST
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine (STEMM) discovered that the academic productivity of individuals with children younger than six years decreased after the Covid-19 pandemic. ... read..


IMA offers free service for COVID-19 vaccine implementation programme
By Sahil Pandey

New Delhi | November 29, 2020 10:12:44 PM IST
With talks about COVID-19 vaccines and their distribution gaining momentum, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Sunday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, offering its services 'free-of-cost' for the effective implementation of the vaccine ... read..


'Below normal' minimum temperatures likely in most subdivisions of north, northwest India during Dec-Feb
New Delhi | November 29, 2020 10:12:41 PM IST
During the upcoming winter season from December to February, minimum temperatures 'below normal' are likely over most subdivisions of north, northwest, central and few subdivisions over east India, India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Sunday. ... read..


Golden Temple illuminated ahead of 551st birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev
Amritsar (Punjab) | November 29, 2020 10:12:39 PM IST
The Golden Temple in Amritsar was illuminated with elaborate lights on Sunday ahead of the 551st Prakash Parv of the first Sikh Guru - Guru Nanak Dev, which will be celebrated tomorrow. ... read..


No correlation of vaccine trial with Chennai volunteer's side effect claim: SII on his legal notice
By Sahil Pandey

New Delhi | November 29, 2020 10:12:36 PM IST
After a Chennai-based man claimed that he suffered neurological and psychological side effects after taking a shot of COVID-19 vaccine candidate Covishield during the human trial, being conducted by Serum Institute of India's (SII), the Pune-based company ... read..


Woman fatally shot in head during robbery in Patna
Patna | Sunday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
A woman was fatally shot in her head by robbers after she resisted their move to loot passengers of an aut-rickshaw in state capital Patna, police said on Sunday. ... read..


Cong likely to make Dalit as its Uttarakhand state chief
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
Ahead of the Uttarakhand polls, the Congress is likely to replace the current state president with a Dalit. ... read..


After months of quiet, Meghalaya parties up in arms on permit issue
Shillong | Sunday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
After lying low for months, an apex body of over 17 organisations are intensifying their agitation for an Inner Line Permit (ILP) system across Meghalaya to keep the hill state out of Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) purview. ... read..


Goa leader calls international cultural community for help to save UNESCO Heritage Site
Panaji (Goa) | November 29, 2020 9:42:40 PM IST
Goa Forward Party (GFP) chief Vijai Sardesai on Sunday called for help from the international cultural community like United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) to sa ... read..


Farmers' unions should create atmosphere for talks by leaving agitation: Tomar
New Delhi | November 29, 2020 9:42:39 PM IST
After the protesting farmers rejected Central government's proposal for dialogue on December 3, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Sunday said the Centre is ready to hold talks but farmers' unions should create an atmosphere for the same b ... read..


BKU rejects offer for talks with Centre on Dec 3, says conditions imposed an insult
New Delhi | November 29, 2020 9:42:37 PM IST
Farmers protesting at various places in Delhi and Haryana on Sunday rejected the Central government's offer to hold talks saying that imposing conditions for starting a dialogue is an insult to them. ... read..


Churches in Mumbai open for public after months of closure due to COVID-19
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | November 29, 2020 9:42:36 PM IST
Several churches in Mumbai opened for the public on Sunday after about nine months of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..


SFJ annouces $1M aid for agitating farmers, agencies vigilant (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
As thousands of farmers from Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh are rallying at Delhi's three interstate border points, banned secessionist group Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) is trying to fish in troubled waters by announcing $1 million aid for farmers who suff ... read..


Farmers reject Centre's offer to shift to Burari, says its conditional
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
The farmers on Sunday rejected the proposal by the Centre to shift all agitation to Delhi's Burari ground and lift the blockade at the borders. The farmers said the offer of talks is conditional and they will not move to the Burari. ... read..


Goa's heritage church complex under threat, oppn writes to Unesco
Panaji | Sunday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
The 17th century Old Goa Church complex, a Unesco World Heritage Site, faces threat of encroachment of its boundaries by real estate developers in the wake of a recent move to incorporate the area under an urban planning authority, former deputy Chief Min ... read..


Amarinder Singh hits out at ML Khattar, asks why official channels not used to get in touch with him
Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 29, 2020 9:12:50 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday flayed his Haryana counterpart Manohar Lal Khattar for his allegations that the former did not attend to the latter's calls to discuss the farm issues. ... read..


Who is stopping you from removing illegal Rohingya refugees? Owaisi responds to Shah
Hyderabad (Telangana) | November 29, 2020 9:12:47 PM IST
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Sunday asked who is stopping Union Home Minister Amit Shah from removing illegal Rohingya refugees. Owaisi said that Shah has become the first Home Minister who is seeking permission ... read..


Over 21 lakh paddy farmers register in Chattisgarh for procurement beginning Dec 1
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) | November 29, 2020 9:12:44 PM IST
As many as 21,29,764 farmers have registered so far to sell paddy in Chhattisgarh as the government purchase commences from December 1, with the state estimating a higher minimum support price (MSP) for the produce than last year. ... read..


IED attack a cowardly act of Naxalites, says Jharkhand Home Minister
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) | November 29, 2020 9:12:41 PM IST
Paying tribute to Assistant Commandant Nitin Bhalerao, of CoBRA 206 battalion of CRPF, who lost his life in an improvised explosive device (IED) attack by Naxals in Sukma yesterday, Jharkhand Home Minister Tamradhwaj Sahu on Sunday said the Naxalite arrac ... read..


Rahul takes a dig at Modi, says it's time to talk about farmers
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday attacked the Centre over the ongoing farmers protests. Taking a dig at the Prime Minister's 'Mann Ki Baat' programme, Rahul said now it is time to talk about the farmers. ... read..


Why Burari ground fails to attract protesters?
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST
As thousands of farmers continue to rally at three interstate border points of Delhi, they have steadfastly refused to accept the government offer to hold their proposed protest against the three farm laws at Burari ground in north-west Delhi. ... read..


Kejriwal urges Centre to hold talks with protesting farmers immediately
New Delhi | November 29, 2020 8:42:36 PM IST
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday urged the Modi government to hold talks immediately and unconditionally with farmers protesting at the Nirankari Samagam Ground. ... read..


3 held, drugs worth Rs 35L seized at Goa beach village
Panaji | Sunday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
Hashish worth Rs 35 lakh approximately was seized in three simultaneous raids conducted by the Goa Police's Anti-Narcotics Cell in the beach village of Arambol in North Goa on Sunday, police said. ... read..


"Everybody who was hiding in FANG names, now wants to be in Caterpillar, Exxon Mobil"
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
Larry McDonald, founder of the investment research service The Bear Traps Report says tech stocks are in deep trouble, because everybody who was hiding in those FANG names, now wants to be in Caterpillar, Exxon Mobil, and all these industrials. ... read..


Will thwart Centre's bid to turn farm protest into Shaheen Bagh: BKU
Ghazipur (Uttar Pradesh) | Sunday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait on Sunday asserted that they would thwart all attempts of the Centre to turn the ongoing protest by farmers into "violence that followed anti-CAA protests at Shaheen Bagh" and other areas in Delhi in February. ... read..


Farmers dig in heels, continue to rally on Delhi borders as more join in
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
Refusing to accept the Centre's offer to shift to the Burari ground in north-west Delhi to hold their proposed protest against the three central farm laws, thousands of farmers continued to rally for the third consecutive day on Sunday at Delhi's three in ... read..


Odisha: BJD expels its MLA for anti-people activities
Bhubaneswar | Sunday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Sunday expelled Gopalpur MLA and former Minister Pradeep Panigrahi from the primary membership of the party for his anti-people activities. ... read..


If govt does not etch out a solution, farmers should be ready for a 'larger protest': BS Hooda
By Joymala Bagchi

New Delhi | November 29, 2020 8:12:46 PM IST
Former chief minister of Haryana Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday stated that if the central government does not find any solution, then farmers should be ready for a "larger protest" today. ... read..


Alliance Air delays Jaipur-Delhi flight to wait for 'retrieved organs to save 4 lives'
By Ashoke Raj

New Delhi | November 29, 2020 8:12:42 PM IST
Air India's subsidiary company Alliance Air on Saturday delayed one of its flights to Delhi from Jaipur by half an hour as it waited for "retrieved organs donated by a woman to save four lives." ... read..


PM Modi's visit at COVID-19 vaccine making units will lift morale of frontline warriors, says Cong's Anand Sharma
New Delhi | November 29, 2020 8:12:34 PM IST
Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP, Anand Sharma on Sunday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the units of three vaccine manufacturers in the country to review the progress of Covid-19 vaccine development and manufacturing process, will lif ... read..


Samajwadi Party to oppose 'love jihad' in UP Assembly
Lucknow | Sunday, 2020 7:45:07 PM IST
A day after Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel signed the ordinance on forced religious conversions, the Samajwadi Party announced that it will oppose the 'love jihad' law when it comes up in the Assembly next month. ... read..


VHP president congratulates UP govt for first case registered under new law against 'love jihad'
New Delhi | November 29, 2020 7:42:50 PM IST
International Working President of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Alok Kumar on Sunday congratulated the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government for registering the first case under the Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Or ... read..


Stan Swamy's claims of seizure of his straw, sipper false: NIA
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | November 29, 2020 7:42:49 PM IST
Claims made by jailed rights activist Stan Swamy, accused in Bhima Koregaon violence case, regarding the seizure of straw and sipper by National Investigation Agency (NIA) are "false and mischievous", said the central probe agency in a public statement on ... read..


Khattar slams Amarinder Singh over poor coordination on farmers protest
Haryana | November 29, 2020 7:42:47 PM IST
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday hit back at his Punjab counterpart Captain Amarinder Singh over "lack of coordination" on farmers protest. ... read..


Nearly 400 railway stations serving tea in Kulhad to make India plastic-free
Alwar (Rajasthan) | November 29, 2020 7:42:44 PM IST
Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday said that nearly 400 railway stations serving tea in 'Kulhads' and added efforts are ongoing to implement the same across the country as Railways' contribution in making India plastic-free. ... read..


Andhra Pradesh reports 620 new cases of COVID-19, crosses over 1 crore mark in sample testing
Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) | November 29, 2020 7:42:41 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh reported 620 cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases in the state to 8,67,683. ... read..


SC lawyers show solidarity with protesting farmers
New Delhi | November 29, 2020 7:42:40 PM IST
Several lawyers led by Bar Council of Delhi member Rajiv Khosla and senior advocate HS Phoolka gathered outside the Supreme Court in Delhi on Sunday to show solidarity with farmers protesting against the recently passed farm laws and condemn the action ta ... read..


Shah prays at Charminar temple ahead of Hyderabad MC poll campaign
Hyderabad | Sunday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday offered prayers at the Bhagyalakshmi temple abutting the historic Charminar ahead of his participation in the BJP campaign for Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections. ... read..


PM Modi to interact with three teams involved with developing COVID-19 vaccine tomorrow
New Delhi | November 29, 2020 7:12:38 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with three teams involved with developing a vaccine for COVID-19 tomorrow via video conferencing, Prime Minister's Office said in a statement on Sunday. ... read..


Farm laws revolutionary but should have been passed after extensive consultations: Brijendra Singh
General News | November 29, 2020 7:12:37 PM IST
The new farm laws are "reformist and revolutionary" but should have been passed after more extensive dialogue with the farming community, said BJP MP Brijendra Singh, who is the great-grandson of legendary farmer leader Chaudhary Sir Chhotu Ram. ... read..


'Unique Astrocytes' may enhance chronic pain treatments: Study
Fukuoka | November 29, 2020 7:12:35 PM IST
A study by Kyushu University has found a new method to enhance chronic pain treatments by discovering a unique population of spinal cord astrocytes with a role in producing pain hypersensitivity. ... read..


Drone spotted in J&K's Jammu district along India-Pakistan border
Jammu | Sunday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
Alert security forces deployed on the international border with Pakistan spotted a drone in Jammu district in J&K and fired to force it to return to the neighbouring country, police said on Sunday. ... read..


Poor air quality can up consequences of Covid-19: Study
London | Sunday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
A new research adds to the growing body of evidence that elevated levels of air pollution may amplify the waves of SARS-CoV-2 contamination, the virus responsible for Covid-19 diseases. ... read..


Corona restrictions keep UP tourists away from wildlife parks
Lucknow | Sunday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
For those who were expecting increased inflow of tourists in sanctuaries in Uttar Pradesh after they were reopened for public earlier this month, disappointment hangs heavy in the winter air. ... read..


Haryana govt treating farmers like terrorists, says Congress leader BS Hooda
New Delhi | November 29, 2020 6:42:53 PM IST
Congress leader and former chief minister of Haryana Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday slammed Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and said that Haryana government has treated farmers like "terrorists". ... read..


Ahmedabad-Kevadia seaplane service temporarily suspended for maintenance
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) | November 29, 2020 6:42:52 PM IST
The seaplane service from the Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad to the Statue of Unity in Kevadia of Gujarat was suspended for around three weeks for maintenance, its operator SpiceJet said on Sunday. ... read..


Delhi reports 4,906 new COVID-19 cases, 6,325 recoveries
New Delhi | November 29, 2020 6:42:49 PM IST
As many as 4,906 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Delhi on Sunday, marginally less than yesterday's 4,998, taking the tally in the national capital to 5,66,648, according to the Delhi health department. ... read..


Kerala Finance Minister condemns Vigilance raids at KSFE
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | November 29, 2020 6:42:44 PM IST
After raids were conducted at Kerala State Financial Enterprises (KSFE) by Vigilance and Anti-corruption bureau on alleged financial irregularities in chit fund, Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac has come out strongly condemning it. ... read..


Committed to welfare of hardworking farmers: Modi
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
Even as thousands of farmers rallied on Delhi's interstate borders with Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asserted that he was committed to the welfare of hardworking farmers, and the Centres' new farm laws were a step in t ... read..


Yogi turns sugarcane into 'green gold' in UP
Lucknow | Sunday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is trying to turn sugarcane into 'green gold' through ethanol. ... read..


Opposition parties, middlemen misleading protesting farmers: Muraleedharan
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | November 29, 2020 6:12:43 PM IST
Asserting that farmers are being instigated by certain political parties and middlemen, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan on Sunday said there are no protests by farmers against the farm laws in any part of the country except Punjab. ... read..


Priority to maintain law and order: Bihar Deputy CM on Tejashwi's 'Maha jungle raj' remark
Patna (Bihar) | November 29, 2020 6:12:39 PM IST
Responding to Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav's 'maha jungle raj' remark, Bihar deputy Chief Minister Tarkishore Prasad on Sunday said the maintenance of law and order in the state is his government's priority. ... read..


Dogs tug at dead body, roam freely in Sambhal district hospital
Sambhal (Uttar Pradesh) | November 29, 2020 6:12:37 PM IST
A stray dog tugged at an unattended body on a stretcher at the District Hospital in Sambhal, Uttar Pradesh, according to officials on Sunday. The incident took place on November 26. ... read..


First case under 'love jihad' law in UP's Bareilly
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh) | Sunday, 2020 5:45:06 PM IST
The first FIR under the newly promulgated ordinance on forced religious conversions, popularly known 'love jihad', has been registered in Bareilly district. ... read..


Give in writing that Bangladeshis, Rohingyas have to be evicted and see govt's response: Amit Shah to Owaisi
Hyderabad (Telangana) | November 29, 2020 5:42:54 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday asked All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi to give in writing that Bangladeshis and Rohingyas have to be evicted and then see the central government's response. ... read..


Delhi man arrested for home loan frauds worth Rs 6.7 crores using fake IDs
New Delhi | November 29, 2020 5:42:53 PM IST
A man was arrested by the Economic Offences Wing of the Delhi Police for allegedly taking loans worth Rs 6.7 crores from three financial institutions on the security of a rented property in Delhi's Surajmal Vihar, police said on Sunday. ... read..


Never called farmers' protest politically motivated, says Amit Shah
Hyderabad (Telangana) | November 29, 2020 5:42:49 PM IST
A day after assuring agitating farmers that the central government was ready to hold talks on their "every problem and demand," Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said he never called the farmers' protest politically motivated and neither was he call ... read..


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