Mumbai: West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday took a swipe at the Congress saying that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) led by the grand old party does not exist anymore. In a veiled dig at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, she also said one cannot achieve anything by staying […]

India oi-Vicky Nanjappa | Published: Thursday, December 2, 2021, 8:21 [IST] New Delhi, Dec 02: The Health Ministry said that Omicron the new variant of COVID-19 does not escape RT-PCR or the Rapid Antigen Test. Ramping up testing is the best way to identify such cases early. This variant would […]

A National Investigation Agency court in Mumbai on Wednesday rejected the temporary bail application of activist Anand Teltumbde, who is an accused person in the Bhima Koregaon case, Live Law reported. Anand Teltumbde had sought bail for 15 days in order to meet his 90-year-old mother after his brother Milind […]

It was a hot day when Bhiku Chivate travelled to the Modha cattle market in Yavatmal to sell off two bullocks. He had hired a tempo to transport the animals to the market. His hopes were high for he thought his animals would fetch him a good price. With the money […]

A bill cancelling the three contentious farm laws on Wednesday, 1 December, got the presidential sign-off, NDTV reported. The three farm laws, that triggered nationwide protests by the farmers last year, were repealed in the Parliament on Monday, 29 November, on the first day of the winter session. This came […]

VISAKHAPATNAM: Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy is focusing on skilling youth of Andhra Pradesh, so that they can get meaningful employment, said IT and skill development minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy on Wednesday. Participating in India Skills 2021 Regional Competition — South at Visakhapatnam, the minister said, “I am certain […]

Pithy at times. Stirring at others. But powerful always. Poetry has always been one of the most important weapons in civil society’s resistance against oppression—a spontaneous pushback through verses that speak truth to power. Across the world, from the Black rights movement to the Arab Spring uprising to the CAA/NRC […]

Hyderabad: The Centre on Wednesday gave clarifications in Parliament on the issue of paddy procurement from Telangana after MPs from TRS and other parties raised the issue in the Lok Sabha. TRS MPs Malothu Kavitha, Venkatesh Netha, Nama Nageswara Rao and Pasunoori Dayakar raised questions in Lok Sabha seeking clarity […]

US is the biggest contributor to global plastic waste in the world, report said. (File) Washington: The United States is by far the biggest contributor to global plastic waste in the world, according to a new report submitted to the federal government Wednesday that called for a national strategy to […]

India oi-Madhuri Adnal | Published: Thursday, December 2, 2021, 0:33 [IST] New Delhi, Dec 02: Shiromani Akali Dal leader and Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee chief Manjinder Singh Sirsa joined the BJP here on Wednesday ahead of the upcoming assembly elections in Punjab, in what is being seen as the […]

Hyderabad: The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has again washed its hands off the ambitious Charminar Predestination Project (CPP) after keeping everyone on tenterhooks for over two years. The civic body, in coordination with Quli Qutb Shah Urban Development Authority (QQSUDA), has rubbished the previous proposals claiming that they were […]

US President Joe Biden said that he supports the abortion rights ruling. (File) Washington: US President Joe Biden on Wednesday weighed in on the Supreme Court’s politically explosive abortion law hearing, saying he backs the nearly half-century-old case underpinning current rights. “I support ‘Roe v. Wade.’ I think it’s a […]

India oi-Madhuri Adnal | Updated: Thursday, December 2, 2021, 0:55 [IST] Mumbai, Dec 01: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday met NCP supremo Sharad Pawar here and called for fighting the BJP unitedly while taking barely veiled swipes at the Congress leadership. While Banerjee made remarks like “there […]

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Hyderabad: The TRS members on Wednesday disrupted Parliament proceedings for the third day in a row,  trooping into the podium in the Lok Sabha as also the Rajya Sabha demanding paddy procurement from Telangana in rabi season and legislation on MSP (minimum support price) for all agriculture crops. Holding placards […]

Defending champions India reached the semifinals of the Men’s Junior Hockey World Cup with a 1-0 victory against Belgium in the quarterfinals in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday. India scored the only goal of the match in the second quarter as they converted their first and only penalty corner of the night. […]

Saudi Arabia and Nigeria on Wednesday became the latest countries to record cases of Omicron, the latest variant of the Covid-19. With these, the elusive virus variant has now made its debut in both the Gulf Arab nation and West Africa. With the fresh additions, the variant has now been […]

“Namaz ke bahane, nafrat ki rajneeti band karo” “Dharam ke naam par desh ko baatna band karo!” “Jaat-dharam par nahi batenge, ek rahe hain, ek rahenge!” The Divisional Commissioner’s Office in Gurugram’s Civil Lines, next to Epiphany Church, was conducting business as usual on Wednesday. However, the area outside it […]

07.10 pm: Hello and welcome to our live coverage of FIH Men’s Junior Hockey World Cup. Stay tuned for updates from the high-stakes clash between defending champions India and 2016 runners-up Belgium at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar. India would be banking on their attacking instinct and drag-flicking prowess to […]

The United Nations on Wednesday sought release of Kashmiri human rights activist Khurram Parvez and asked for amendment in Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) and a probe into the Hyderpora civilian killings. “We are deeply concerned at the arrest of Kashmiri human rights defender Khurram Parvez’ under Indian counter-terrorism legislation, […]

Udupi: A person was injured by lightning and 17 houses damaged due to rain and wind in Udupi district. Officials said that Manikanta of Hosanadu in Kundapur Taluk sustained injuries and was admitted to the hospital after he was injured by lightning.   The heavy wind and rain resulted in […]

Kurt Campbell, US President Joe Biden’s top Indo-Pacific adviser, accused China of waging “dramatic economic warfare” against Australia, further arguing that Beijing wants to “break Australia, to drive Australia to its knees”, The Guardian reported on Wednesday, 1 December. Campbell, who is also responsible for coordinating Indo-Pacific affairs for the […]

Amaravati: State employees associations on Wednesday served a notice on the Andhra Pradesh government listing their agitation programmes demanding immediate redressal of their outstanding issues, including implementation of the Pay Revision Commission recommendations. The AP Joint Action Committee and the APJAC Amaravati leaders met Chief Secretary Sameer Sharma at the […]

Shehnaaz Gill photographed in Amritsar. (Image courtesy: kingqueensidnaaz) Highlights The actress was last seen in Honsla Rakh The film emerged as a hit Fan clubs of Shehnaaz shared pictures on Instagram New Delhi: Bigg Boss 13 star Shehnaaz Gill  was spotted after a long time. The actress recently checked into […]

Chennai: Makkal Needhi Maiam president and actor Kamal Haasan has fully recovered from ‘mild’ COVID-19 and he would be ‘fit’ to resume his routine soon, a hospital treating him said here on Wednesday. Haasan was treated for mild coronavirus and “he has fully recovered but advised to be on isolation […]


Motorola is reportedly working of on its new smartphone Moto G12. As the name suggests, the smartphone will be a part of company’s already popular ‘G’ series. A new leak has revealed some specifications and price range of Moto G12 smartphone. According to a report by MySmartPrice, citing tipster Sudhanshu […]

TIRUPATI: Vehicular movement along the Tirupati-Tirumala ghat road has grinded to a halt following a massive landslide that occurred near the link road on the second ghat road of Tirumala early on Wednesday morning. Huge boulders and mounds of soil along with uprooted trees blocked the road, leaving vehicles stuck […]

India’s manufacturing activity grew at the fastest pace in 10 months in November, buoyed by a strong pick-up in demand, but higher inflationary pressure left factories worried about their future prospects, a private survey showed on Wednesday. An easing of COVID-19 restrictions drove demand and boosted sales, indicating the economy […]

New Delhi: Mentioning the crypto currency trade as a “risk area”, Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday clarified that the government has not yet taken any decision on banning advertisements of digital currencies. She further said there were extensive discussions on the regulatory capacity of crypto currencies and the […]

West Indies have made a confident start to their first innings after their left-arm spinners Veerasammy Permaul and Jomel Warrican grabbed nine wickets to send Sri Lanka crashing to 204 all out on Tuesday. The Caribbeans, in a must-win game at Galle, will start Day 3 on Wednesday 135 runs […]

New Delhi: In the Delhi Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, the government is likely to decrease VAT on petrol and diesel, informed government sources. “The Delhi government may take the decision of decrease VAT which will reduce the petrol or diesel prices in the national capital,” sources said.   The meeting […]

Wednesday, Dec 01, 2021 | Last Update : 10:03 AM ISTVIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh has received from union government financial assistance worth ₹ 36,029.30 crore in various forms during three consecutive years 2018–19, 2019–20 and 2020–21, in addition to thousands of crores under other heads.In reply to a starred question from […]

Thane: Thane has reported 61 new cases of coronavirus, raising the infection count in the Maharashtra district to 5,69,331, while one more death pushed the fatality toll to 11,582, an official said on Wednesday.These new cases and death were reported on Tuesday, he said.The COVID-19 mortality rate in Thane is […]

Monalisa Latest Dance Video: Bhojpuri actress Monalisa’s latest dance video has rocked social media. In the video, the actress is seen dancing like a serpent.Monalisa Latest Instagram Dance Video: Bhojpuri sensation Monalisa is always seen making fans crazy with her style. Monalisa is counted among the top actresses of Bhojpuri […]

 While conscientiously the administrative apparatus may be aware of and realising the importance of redressing of public grievances and there may be much talks about it but it would be construed as nothing beyond mere rhetoric if an effective mechanism on the ground did not work for it and that […]

As per the data released by National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) in 2020, Maharashtra accounts for the highest number of new HIV infections in India with 8.54 lakh cases being reported in 2019 alone. With the focus being on Covid since its outbreak in 2020 and the subsequent lockdowns, experts […]

Wednesday, Dec 01, 2021 | Last Update : 08:00 AM ISTHyderabad: Amid the fear of Covid19 cases increasing among students, and the possible outbreak of the Omicron variant, the chairman of state council of higher education made it clear on Tuesday that there would be no online classes or a […]

Wednesday, Dec 01, 2021 | Last Update : 07:59 AM ISTNew Delhi: Powered by robust manufacturing and services’ demand, a low base and record vaccination coverage, India’s economy, or Gross Domestic Product (GDP), grew by 8.4 per cent during the second quarter of this fiscal, which is better than the […]

‘Drone activities remain challenge’Excelsior CorrespondentJAMMU, Nov 30: Inspector General of Border Security Force (BSF), Jammu Frontiers, D K Boora today said that alert troops of BSF neutralised five intruders and apprehended three others hailing from Pakistan along the International Border this year in Jammu region. “Alert BSF troops have neutralised […]

New Delhi, Nov 30: The Indian Army’s surveillance capabilities received a major boost with Israel delivering advanced Heron drones under the emergency procurement clause.“The advanced Heron drones have arrived in the country and are being deployed for surveillance operations in the eastern Ladakh sector,” a top government official told news […]

Wednesday, Dec 01, 2021 | Last Update : 06:39 AM ISTHyderabad: TRS MPs in Rajya Sabha staged a protest in Parliament complex on Tuesday against the suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha members belonging to Opposition parties. They boycotted the House later.TRS MPs in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha continued their […]

Pic: InstagramRicha Chadha is eagerly awaiting the release of her upcoming web series Inside Edge 3. When teased about her edgy character being synonymous with the title of the show, Richa says, “Everybody is a bit edgy from within when they allow themselves not to be normal but jokes apart, […]

Read more to find best quotes, slogans, messages and statuses to raise awareness for World AIDS Day 2021AIDS is an incurable and extremely dangerous disease caused by the HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). It was first recognized in 1981 and unfortunately doctors across the world were not been able to find […]

Wednesday, Dec 01, 2021 | Last Update : 05:38 AM ISTVIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh has received from union government financial assistance worth ₹ 36,029.30 crore in various forms during three consecutive years 2018–19, 2019–20 and 2020–21, in addition to thousands of crores under other heads.In reply to a starred question from […]

Support Support Your support is crucial: India needs independent media and independent media needs you. Broadcast Engineering Consultants Indian Limited (BECIL) has invited online applications from eligible candidates for recruitment to various posts of Multi Tasking Staff, Housekeeping Staff, Mali, Supervisor, and Garbage Collector. Interested candidates can apply […]

‘J&K witnessed destruction after Aug 5 episode’ Gopal Sharma RAJOURI, Nov 30: Former Union Minister and senior All India Congress Committee leader, Ghulam Nabi Azad today said that development and not the religion should be the criteria to seek votes by the political parties. While addressing party workers at Sunderbani […]

Wednesday, Dec 01, 2021 | Last Update : 04:36 AM ISTVIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday released the third tranche of ₹ 686 crore “Jagananna Vidya Deevena”. The amount got credited directly into the accounts of 9,87,965 mothers of 11.03 lakh students pursuing their higher studies.Speaking on […]

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Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan presiding over the Cabinet meeting Chouhan at Vallabh Bhawan in Bhopal on Tuesday | FPBhopal: Concerned over the threat of Omicron, a new variant of the Coronavirus, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday instructed authorities concerned to ensure more Covid-19 tests and all the […]

Banerjee is also scheduled to meet NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Wednesday afternoon, confirmed Nawab Malik.West Bengal Chief Minister (CM) and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee met with Maharashtra minister and Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray and party leader Sanjay Raut in Mumbai, ANI reported.“We welcome her to Mumbai […]

Support Support Your support is crucial: India needs independent media and independent media needs you. The Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC) will on Wednesday, December 1, commence the online application process for the Chhattisgarh State Service Exam 2021. Eligible candidate will be able to register on the official […]

One death, 12 cases in Ladakh; schools shut in Kargil 171 new cases in J&K Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU/SRINAGAR/LEH, Nov 30: Jammu and Kashmir today reported 171 COVID positive cases while the Department of Disaster Management, Relief, Rehabilitation & Reconstruction announced guidelines for payment of Rs 50,000 ex-gratia assistance to next […]

Twitter has made changes in its privacy policy.Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it will not allow sharing of personal media such as photos and videos on its platform without the consent of the person.The social media company’s privacy policy already prohibits sharing of other people’s private information such as phone […]

India’s first attempt at looking at its poverty problem through a multi-dimensional lens paints a mixed picture of progress and failure. The nation’s first multi-dimensional poverty index, released by the NITI Aayog, underlines the fact that when poverty is viewed from a holistic perspective, rather than through the sole prism […]

With only 28 players getting retained by the eight existing teams, the pool for the IPL mega auction will be replete with global cricket superstars. But before that, the two new teams will pick their stars during a special player draft. Published: 30 Nov 2021, Updated: 30 Nov 2021 11:54 […]

Jr NTR, Siddharth, and Venkatesh Daggubati expressed their condolences at Seetharama Sastry's passing.Telugu lyricist Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry passed away on Tuesday reportedly due to lung cancer. The Padma Shri awardee was known for his work for K Viswanath’s film Sirivenella. Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry was awarded with several Nandi Awards and […]

Don't need to get down and dirty, just get down and be safe.There’s this notion that sex education is rarely sexy, and erotica is rarely safe. While there could be some truth to that, this does not mean that things cannot change. Peak sexual health is not simply the absence […]

Excelsior Sports CorrespondentJAMMU, Nov 30: After a dismal show by the Jammu and Kashmir batsmen in their first innings yesterday, Karnataka batters today toyed with J&K in disciplined bowling attack rather butchered the bowlers with elegance, art and class to amass a huge score of 444/3, thus gaining a big […]

New Delhi, Nov 30: Underlining that the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 does not escape RT-PCR and RAT tests, the Centre advised states and UTs on Tuesday to ramp up testing for early identification of any cases, undertake effective surveillance of international passengers and strictly monitor hotspots.Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan […]

Wednesday, Dec 01, 2021 | Last Update : 12:32 AM ISTHyderabad: In one of the biggest cluster outbreaks of Covid-19 in Telangana, 47 students, and one teacher, at the Mahatma Jyotiba Phule BC Welfare Residential School at Muthangi village in Sangareddy district, were found to have contracted Coronavirus. While 42 […]

SectionsThe Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday said it will start distributing smartphones and tablets among youths of the state from the second week of December in pursuance to the announcement of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. Around 2.5 lakh tablets and 5 lakh smartphones will be distributed in the first lot, the […]

Covid-19 vaccination campaign/ Representational Image | Photo: PTIBHOPAL (Madhya Pradesh): Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, at a meeting held in Mantralaya on Tuesday, asked officials to take steps for preventing spread of Covid infection. Instructions have been given to make arrangements for conducting corona tests at railway stations, airports etc. […]

The accused slit his granmother’s throat with a kitchen knife (Representational)A 21-year-old man was arrested for allegedly killing his maternal grandmother in New Nandanvan area of Nagpur, police said on Tuesday.Devkabai Jeevandas Bobade (78) was found dead in her home on Saturday evening with her throat slit and her hands […]

Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021 | Last Update : 10:30 PM ISTVisakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh is bracing for a severe cyclone which  may make landfall between North Andhra and South Odisha on December 4, according to the latest IMD report on Tuesday.The current system will be the first cyclone of the season […]

Mamata Banerjee is on a three-day tour to Maharashtra.West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is on a three-day tour to Maharashtra, visited the Siddhivinayak Temple on Tuesday.While speaking to the media, Ms Banerjee said, “I came to Mumbai many times but never came to Siddhivinayak temple. I also worship […]

Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021 | Last Update : 08:25 PM ISTBengaluru: Indicating more precautionary measures amid fresh COVID-19 concerns, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday said his government was taking utmost precautions, but ruled out the possibility of lockdown in the state.With new clusters emerging in the state and […]

Shalmali Kholgade and Farhan Shaikh got married in a private ceremony in Mumbai.Playback singer Shalmali Kholgade, who is known for the song ‘Pareshaan’ in Ishaqzaade, tied the know with long-time partner Farhan Shaikh on 22 November. The couple got married in Mumbai in a private ceremony. While the singer hasn’t […]

New Delhi, Nov 30: Gold in the national capital on Tuesday jumped Rs 41 to Rs 47,217 per 10 gram in line with rally in international precious metal prices, according to HDFC Securities. In the previous trade, the precious metal had settled at Rs 47,176 per 10 gram. Silver in contrast […]

Kshitij Naveed Kaul is the defending champion | Defending champion Kshitij Naveed Kaul, alongwith domestic stalwarts such as Mukesh Kumar and Shamim Khan, will vie for top honours when the the fifth edition of the Pune Open Golf Championship tees off on Wednesday.The Rs 40 lakh event, which will be […]

One of the safest and most popular lending types among borrowers is a loan against property (LAP), also known as a mortgage loan. It is one of the secured loan options, allowing borrowers to keep their business or residential property as collateral. Here, if the borrower is unable to repay […]

UAE has in recent years relaxed its laws to attract more investments, branding itself a “zero tax” havenEhab Fouad was a teenager when he marched in the parade marking the birth of the United Arab Emirates, that has gone from desert outpost to regional powerhouse in 50 years.The retired civil […]

Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021 | Last Update : 06:22 PM ISTIdukki: Tamil Nadu opened nine shutters of the Mullaperiyar dam on Tuesday morning after heavy rains in the catchment area of the reservoir, the District administration here said.The district administration said that at 10 AM, five out of the nine […]

Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021 | Last Update : 06:22 PM ISTDehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Tuesday announced that the State government will be withdrawing Char Dham Devasthanam Management Board Act after months of protests by Char Dham Teerth-Purohit Hak Hakookdhari Mahapanchayat Samiti and other organisations."Our government has […]

NEW DELHI, Nov 30: Ministry of Home Affairs extended the COVID19 guidelines issued under the Disaster Management Act, till December 31. The MHA asks States to go for “rigorous screening and testing of all international arrivals” considering the emergence of highly mutant COVID19 variant B.1.1529 cases in few countries of […]

Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021 | Last Update : 04:04 PM ISTHYDERABAD: The Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) MPs obstructed the first day of winter session of Parliament on Monday demanding that the Centre address the issues of paddy procurement and gazette issued by the Centre taking over irrigation projects on the […]

Agrawal joined Twitter in 2011 and has been the CTO of Twitter since 2017.Indian-origin Parag Agrawal took over as Twitter Inc’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), after Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey announced his resignation on Monday, 29 November.Agrawal, who is of Indian-origin, completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and Engineering […]

New Delhi Nov 30:  The government has not taken any decision yet to prepare a nationwide National Register of Citizens (NRC), the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday. Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai also said that The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 (CAA) was notified on December 12, 2019 […]

New Delhi, Nov 29: Parag Agrawal is an Indian-American technology executive and the current chief executive officer (CEO) of Twitter. He is responsible for Twitter’s Technical Strategy, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Consumer, Revenue and Science teams.Agrawal received a doctorate from Stanford University and an undergraduate degree from the Indian Institute […]

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will hold a meeting today on the new covid variant.As the new COVID-19 variant Omicron raises concern globally, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will hold a meeting to review the preparedness to deal with Omicron and a possible third wave.“On Tuesday, November 30 at 11 […]

Catch latest COVID-19 updates here.The Omicron variant is likely to spread internationally, posing a “very high” global risk where COVID-19 surges could have “severe consequences” in some areas, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday, 29 November.Amid concerns over the emergence of the Omicron variant, a 32-year-old resident of […]

Maharashtra govt issues fresh order amid concerns over Omicron variant: All you need to know | MUMBAI: Amid growing concerns over the new COVID-19 variant Omicron, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) seems to have stepped upon a mission to take all due precautions to keep the new strain of the […]

New Delhi, Nov 30: The Congress and 13 other Opposition parties are likely to boycott the winter session of Parliament. The parties have been discussing this after the government passed the Bill to repeal the farm laws without debate.When the Opposition parties meet today, they are likely to take a […]

Photo Credit: Twitter/ @RedmiIndiaRedmi Note 11T 5G is teased to come with a 90Hz adaptive refresh rate displayRedmi Note 11T 5G is all set to launch in India today. The Xiaomi launch event will be livestreamed on YouTube. Ahead of the launch, the Chinese electronics giant has revealed several details […]

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee in conversation with Outlook about his book ‘Cooking to Save Your Life’. Published: 29 Nov 2021, Updated: 29 Nov 2021 9:20 pm“A meal is a piece of economics because it is an exercise in balancing many constraints”, says Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee in conversation with Outlook […]

After the Upper House chairman suspended 12 of its members for ‘unruly’ behaviour, Rajya Sabha MP Chhaya Verma said her suspension was unfair and unjust.Congress leader Ms Verma said the Centre only prefers to enjoy a “brute majority” in Parliament.Speaking briefly to ANI, Ms Verma said, “This suspension is simply […]

Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021 | Last Update : 10:36 AM ISTHYDERABAD: Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao went all guns blazing at Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP government at the Centre accusing it of failing miserably on all fronts during the last seven-year of its rule.He also attacked union tourism minister […]

Pic: Viral Bhayani Salman Khan and Aayush Sharma-starrer Antim: The Final Truth has finally hit screens, and bhai’s fans are elated. Considering only 50 per cent occupancy in theatres, the collections of Antim are not bad. Reacting to this Salman jokes, “I am used to Rs 35 crores to Rs […]

Parag Agrawal joined Twitter in 2011 and rose to become its CTO by 2017.Parag Agrawal, who took over Monday as the new head of Twitter, shot from relative obscurity as the platform’s technology expert to becoming the latest India-born talent to lead a US tech giant.Unlike his predecessor, co-founder Jack […]

New Delhi, Nov 29: Prime Minister Narendra Modi may visit the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in January that could be his first trip abroad in 2022, people familiar with the development said on Monday. Both sides are having talks to firm up the visit which is likely to be focussed […]

A Moscow court fined Alphabet Inc.’s Google 3 million roubles. (File)A Moscow court fined Alphabet Inc.’s Google 3 million roubles ($40,400) on Monday for not deleting content that it deemed illegal, part of a wider dispute between Russia and the U.S. tech giant.Russia in October threatened to fine Google a […]

Omicron Covid Variant: Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant will hold a meeting today.Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant will hold a meeting on Tuesday regarding the development of the new COVID-19 variant, Omicron.The Chief Minister informed that the airport and railway authorities have been alerted in this regard.Speaking to reporters, Mr […]

India are scheduled to play a long bilateral series from December 17, 2021 to January 26, 2022 in South Africa. Several sporting events have been cancelled due to the new variant of the coronavirus, Omicron. Published: 29 Nov 2021, Updated: 29 Nov 2021 11:29 pmClouds may be gathering over India’s […]

NEW DELHI, Nov 29: The Government has no proposal to recognise Bitcoin as a currency in the country, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in a reply to the Lok Sabha on Monday. She also informed the House that the Government does not collect data on Bitcoin transactions. Whether the Government […]

La Piazza is a refreshingly large restaurant with a contemporary vibe that borders on glamourous. Nestled in the classy Hyatt Regency, New Delhi, stepping into La Piazza feels like stepping back into a bygone era of Italian glamour with wooden tables, white and brown furnishings, low lighting and open kitchens […]

SectionsIndian Institute of Technology Guwahati researchers have developed a ‘Nanometer Thick Superhydrophobic Coating’ material that will ensure better protection against COVID-19. This coating will modify the ordinary cloth or silk masks and provide protection against aerosol-driven infections like coronavirus along with providing a non-suffocating experience. N 95 masks or double […]

Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021 | Last Update : 07:11 AM ISTKAKINADA: Contractors in Andhra Pradesh are in dire straits. It is estimated that the state government owes contractors more than Rs 7,000 crore from all departments for the works executed in the state.They are giving vent to their anguish at […]

BHOPAL (Madhya Pradesh): District and sessions court, Bhopal, on Monday, issued a bailable warrant against Bollywood actress and Congress’ star campaigner in Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections, Amisha Patel. UTF Tele films Private Limited had filed a case of cheque bounce of Rs 32.25 lakh against her. The district court has […]

Support Support Your support is crucial: India needs independent media and independent media needs you. National People’s Party MP Agatha Sangma on Sunday demanded the repeal of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act during a meeting of the National Democratic Alliance before the Winter Session of Parliament, PTI reported.Sangma said […]

New Delhi, Nov 29: Asian Paints Ltd on Monday said it will invest Rs 960 crore to expand the manufacturing capacity of its facility situated at Ankleshwar in Gujarat. The company has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Government of Gujarat commencing the proposed expansion of manufacturing capacity of […]

New Delhi, Nov 29: The consequences of the new variant of COVID-19 known as Omicron may be severe if another major surge takes place, the World Health Organisation has said.“Based on the evidence presented indicative of a detrimental change in Covid-19 epidemiology the WHO has designated B.1.1.529 as a variant […]

New Delhi, Nov 29: With the Omicron variant of COVID-19 appearing to be more transmissible, the need for the vaccination or booster shots have become even more necessary.Anthony Fauci, President Joe Biden’s top medical adviser said that the Omricon is a clarion call for people to be vaccinated. He also […]

New Delhi, Nov 29: In what could be considered as the fastest-repeal of laws in the recent years, Lok Sabha on Monday passed Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021. After Speaker Om Birla adjourned the house for an hour following the sloganeering by the Opposition parties, the discussion started at 12:06 […]

Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021 | Last Update : 04:00 AM ISTThiruvananthapuram: The bypoll to one Rajya Sabha seat in Kerala is underway after the seat fell vacant following the resignation of Kerala Congress (M) leader Jose K Mani.Mani had resigned after his party quit the alliance with the United Democratic […]

Sweden elected Magdalena Andersson, five days after her first bid lasted only hours. (File)Sweden’s parliament on Monday elected Magdalena Andersson as the country’s prime minister, the first woman to hold the post, five days after her initial bid lasted only hours.Despite being a nation that has long championed gender equality, […]

Omicron is the most mutated version of the coronavirus and is reportedly more transmissible than the Delta variant.A new variant of COVID-19, named Omicron, has set-off alarm bells across the world, with multiple countries imposing travel restrictions over the weekend.The variant, B.1.1529, was first detected in Botswana and then later […]

New Delhi, Nov 29: The Parliament on Monday passed the three contentious farm laws, against which farmers have been protesting for over a year, amid ruckus by Opposition.Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar introduced The Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021 shortly after noon on the first day of the Winter […]