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Mahira Sharma has a working birthday
Dubai, Nov 25 (IANS) Actress Mahira Sharma did what she loves doing -- shooting a music video -- on her birthday on Wednesday.
2020-11-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sony PS5 stocks are 'absolutely sold out': CEO Jim Ryan
San Francisco, Nov 25 (IANS) Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan speaking to TASS (a Russian news outlet) revealed that PlayStation 5 launch sales are doing phenomenally well and 'absolutely everything is sold'.
2020-11-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Looking at vaccine manufacture, delivery ecosystem: Harsh Vardhan
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) At a time the world is racing against time to find a safe and effective vaccine against Covid-19, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday said that India has initiated looking at robust vaccine manufacturing and delivering ecosystem to meet demand in the coming days.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
People flout Covid protocols, run regular biz pushing positive cases to new high in Raj
Jaipur, Nov 25 (IANS) Rajasthan, which was once being lauded for its effective containment of the Covid 19 hotspots, is witnessing a steep rise in Covid cases as the suspects have been operating their shops and businesses regularly, pushing the cumulative positive cases to a new high.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
'84 riots: Key witness against Tytler alleges threat, files complaint
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Abhishek Verma, one of the key witnesses in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case involving former Congress MP Jagdish Tytler, has filed a complaint alleging that he is being threatened.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Rahul ready to step into Dhoni's shoes, guide spinners
Sydney, Nov 25 (IANS) For years, MS Dhoni donned three roles --- of a player, captain and a finisher with the bat. Additionally, he was a guide to the spin duo of Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav over the last few years, even chiding them for straying away from the line and plan.
2020-11-25
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Bengal is second Kashmir: Dilip Ghosh
Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Wednesday triggered a fresh controversy by calling Bengal "the second Kashmir".
2020-11-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Kerala CM's close aide in hospital after ED's Nov 27 summons (Ld)
Thiruuvananthapuram, Nov 25 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's close aide CM Ravindran was admitted to the state-run Medical College Hospital here on Wednesday afternoon, a couple of hours after the ED directed him to appear before agency officials at its Kochi office on Friday for questioning in the gold smuggling case.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Will ensure Trinamool's win even if I am in jail: Mamata
Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) Launching a scathing attack on the BJP, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday threw a challenge at her arch-rival saying she will ensure Trinamool Congress wins even if she is sent to jail.
2020-11-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
MHA rejects lockdown possibilities, issues 19 SOPs
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) In the wake of ongoing Covid-19 cases, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday issued a 19-point Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) giving nod to states and UTs to impose local restrictions if necessary.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Tarun Gogoi was my 'guru', treated me like son: Rahul Gandhi
Guwahati, Nov 25 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Wednesday that former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi was like his 'guru', who treated him like his own son Gaurav Gogoi.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Two gunrunners held in Delhi, 10 pistols seized
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Delhi Police Special Cell has busted an interstate gunrunners' racket by arresting two gang members and seizing 10 sophisticated pistols from them, a senior police officer said on Wednesday.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Google teams up with Disney for 'The Mandalorian' AR experience
San Francisco, Nov 25 (IANS) Google has teamed up with Disney to bring the Star Wars streaming series "The Mandalorian" to augmented reality.
2020-11-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Sidhu has lunch with Amarinder, may be re-inducted into Cabinet
Chandigarh, Nov 25 (IANS) Congress leader and former minister Navjot Sidhu is likely to be re-inducted in the Amarinder Singh-led ministry in Punjab soon.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Yogi's grand plans for Tulsidas, Valmiki ashrams
Lucknow, Nov 25 (IANS) In a key boost to religious tourism in Uttar Pradesh, the culture and tourism departments under the Yogi Adityanath government will now focus on the development of Rajapur and Lalapur in Chitrakoot district.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
With a feeler at IPL, Rahul ready to don triple responsibility
Sydney, Nov 25 (IANS) Shouldered with triple responsibility -- of a wicketkeeper, premier batsman, and vice-captain of the Indian limited overs teams -- KL Rahul on Wednesday said that the recent experience in the Indian Premier League (IPL) has given him a feeler for the multiple roles and he is willing to bat at No.5 where he enjoyed in the last series he played for India.
2020-11-25
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
How a peepal tree in Delhi's Asiad Village got the PMO involved
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) What would you do if you buy a flat worth Rs 6-7 cr of market value in one of the prime real estate markets of Delhi, but end up having a peepal tree hollowing its foundation? What would you do if that humble tree is weakening your ceiling so much that it abruptly falls down and all you can do is hope for help that never comes.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Features
Alvida Ahmedbhai: Sibal pens poem for Cong stalwart (Lead, correcting day)
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Congress leader Kapil Sibal has penned a poem in the memory of Congress stalwart Ahmed Patel, who passed away early on Wednesday morning.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'New HIV infections in Tanzania reduced to almost half in 19 years'
Dar Es Salaam, Nov 25 (IANS) The Tanzania Commission for AIDS (TACAIDS), a state-run organisation tasked to coordinate response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic, said new HIV infections in the country have been reduced by almost half in 19 years.
2020-11-25
Category: International, Tanzania,Health/Medicine
Rajasthan's Champa Ram beats all odds to get into IIT Madras
Jaipur, Nov 25 (IANS) Resident of a remote village in Rajasthan's Jodhpur district, Champa Ram recently secured admission in IIT Madras - Civil Engineering department after beating all odds including losing his mother and father while he was preparing for the IIT.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society
Pak's Covid tally crosses 3.8mn mark with 3k new cases
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Pakistan recorded the highest single-day spike of 3,009 coronavirus cases in over four months, taking the cumulative tally to 382,892.
2020-11-25
Category: International, Pakistan,Health/Medicine
Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are hands-on parents
Los Angeles, Nov 25 (IANS) Star couple Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are doing a great job balancing parenthood with their careers.
2020-11-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Avalanche warning issued for 12 J&K & Ladakh dists
Srinagar, Nov 25 (IANS) Authorities issued avalanche warning on Wednesday for 12 districts of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh union territories (UTs). People in Kishtwar, Bandipora need to be more cautious than those in Rajouri, Ramban, among others.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
States can impose local restrictions under MHA's new guidelines
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday issued new guidelines for surveillance, containment and caution in the wake of surge in coronavirus cases in few states and Union Territories (UTs), allowing them to impose local restrictions to contain the spread of the pandemic based on need.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Kenya's electricity demand rises amid COVID-19
Nairobi, Nov 25 (IANS) Kenya's electricity demand has expanded to 1,944 megawatts (MW) compared to 1,804 MW attained in February amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the state-owned electricity generator said.
2020-11-25
Category: International, Kenya,Business/Economy
SFJ announces 'global referendum' from UK in Aug 2021 (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Banned secessionist outfit Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) on Wednesday announced to organise a "global referendum" from the UK on August 15, 2021.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diaspora,Politics,Terrorism
3M travellers, 172K daily cases: US' wild Thanksgiving week is here (Ld)
New York, Nov 25 (IANS) Three million travellers screened already, an average of 172,000 new daily cases, 86,000 hospitalised patients. Americans are travelling like there's no coronavirus pandemic, despite stark warnings from the country's most touted scientists warning of dire consequences.
2020-11-25
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Christina Perri's daughter 'born silent'
Los Angeles, Nov 25 (IANS) Singer Christina Perri on Tuesday shared that she has lost her baby girl. The pregnancy loss comes days after she had announced that there was a chance she would deliver the child early.
2020-11-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ahmed Patel's demise is a personal loss to me, says Gehlot
Jaipur, Nov 25 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday expressed grief over the passing away of veteran Congress leader Ahmed Patel, saying he was his close friend and a trusted partner and that it was a great loss to the entire political community and the nation.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
BJP, RJD fight over audio clip of 'Lalu's telephonic talk with MLA (Ld)
Patna, Nov 25 (IANS) Amid the election of a new Bihar Assembly Speaker on Wednesday, the ruling BJP and opposition RJD were involved in a political slugfest over an audio clip of an alleged telephonic talk of jailed RJD leader Lalu Prasad with an NDA MLA.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Facebook fined $6mn for sharing users' info without consent
Seoul, Nov 25 (IANS) South Korea's information watchdog on Wednesday fined Facebook Inc. 6.7 billion won (US$6 million) for passing information of at least 3.3 million South Koreans to other companies in its first crackdown on the U.S. tech giant.
2020-11-25
Category: International, South Korea,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pak promotes 6 Army major generals
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) of Pakistan on Wednesday announced that six major generals have been promoted to the rank of lieutenant general.
2020-11-25
Category: International, Pakistan,Defence/Security,Politics
Imran Khan to address WEF's Country Strategy Dialogue on Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday will inaugurate the Country Strategy Dialogue (CSD) on Pakistan organised by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in recognition of the Pakistan's positive economic trajectory and its commendable resilience to the myriad of challenges, the Foreign Office said.
2020-11-25
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Pinarayi Vijayan is the most corrupt CM in India: BJP
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 25 (IANS) The BJP on Wednesday slammed the Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan for criticising the CAG.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Chilean president calls for election of Constituent Assembly
Santiago, Nov 25 (IANS) The President of Chile, Sebastian Pinera, signed a presidential decree that formally calls for the election of the members of a Constituent Assembly to draft a new Constitution.
2020-11-25
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Alvida Ahmedbhai: Sibal pens poem for Cong stalwart
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Congress leader Kapil Sibal has penned a poem in the memory of the Congress stalwart Ahmed Patel, who passed away early on Monday morning.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'US food insecurity shadows a hungry Thanksgiving'
Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) As the US traditional festival Thanksgiving approaches, the Brookings Institution reported that food insecurity crisis is ongoing in the country, indicating a difficult time for many households during the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-11-25
Category: International, United States,Politics
Pak Foreign Minister to attend OIC minister's meet in Niger
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi will leave for Niger on Wednesday where he will lead Pakistan's delegation at the 47th session of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation's (OIC) Council of Foreign Ministers scheduled to take place in Niamey on November 27-28.
2020-11-25
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Dialogue the best way to not allow debate to become dispute: Prez
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Emphasising the importance of the opposition in a democracy, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Wednesday that dialogue was the best way to not allow a debate to become a dispute.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
More Indians getting flu vaccine amid Covid -19 spread: Experts
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) In view of the winter season and Covid-19, health experts on Wednesday said that many people are taking pneumonia and influenza vaccines as a precaution to save themselves from respiratory infections.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Flipkart donates 50K PPE kits to UP govt
Lucknow, Nov 25 (IANS) India's indigenous e-commerce company Flipkart along with 'GiveIndia Foundation' on Wednesday donated 50,000 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits to the Uttar Pradesh government.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
6 policemen injured in suicide attack in Kandahar
Kandahar, Nov 25 (IANS) At least six policemen were wounded in a suicide attack in the southern province of Kandahar on Wednesday morning, Afghanistan Interior Ministry said in a statement.
2020-11-25
Category: International, Afghanistan,Terrorism
S. Korean labour group stages nationwide rallies despite virus surge
Seoul, Nov 25 (IANS) South Korean labour group staged nationwide rallies on Wednesday despite calls for restraint following the recent resurgence of the coronavirus.
2020-11-25
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Twitter launches emojis to raise awareness on women's rights
San Francisco, Nov 25 (IANS) In partnership with UN Women and the UN Human Rights Office, Twitter is launching custom emojis to spread awareness on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on Wednesday and Human Rights Day on December 10.
2020-11-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Coal handling at Goa port to be reduced by 50 per cent: CM
Panaji, Nov 25 (IANS) Coal handling at Goa's only major port, the Mormugao Port Trust, would be reduced by 50 per cent, said Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday amid environmental concerns over the increased handling and transportation of the fossil fuel.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Akshay Kumar signs in as brand ambassador of fintech firm
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANSlife) Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has been roped in as the brand ambassador of staff management solutions provider, PagarBook, till the year 2022.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
The Weeknd calls Grammys 'corrupt'
Los Angeles, Nov 25 (IANS) The Weeknd has called the Grammy Awards corrupt after the singer was overlooked for nomination in even one category this year.
2020-11-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Justin Bieber upset over his Grammy nominations
Los Angeles, Nov 25 (IANS) Pop star Justin Bieber finds his Grammy Award nominations strange, and is upset that his nominations were in pop instead of R&B categories.
2020-11-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
13 African countries launch clinical trials for mild COVID-19 cases
Nairobi, Nov 25 (IANS) Thirteen African countries announced a collaborative venture with international research networks to implement clinical trials aimed at enhancing treatment of mild COVID-19 cases.
2020-11-25
Category: International, Kenya,Health/Medicine
Over 88% Indians know at least one Covid infected person: Survey
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) With over nine million coronavirus cases in India, 88 per cent citizens now have one or more contacts in their social network who have had the viral disease, a survey revealed on Wednesday.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine