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Farm law repeal 'Statement of Objects and Reasons' draws criticism
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Centre's attempt at toning down the continued protests by putting out the list of business mentioning the repeal of the three farm laws in the Lok Sabha on Monday seems to have drawn negative responses.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP, NDA floor leaders discuss Winter Session strategy
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) A day before the commencement of the the Winter Session of Parliament, a meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) parliamentary executive and floor leaders of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) was held on Sunday to discuss the strategy for the session.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Agriculture Minister's comments 'unjustified', 'illogical', says SKM
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Terming them "not correct or inadequate responses", the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) said that Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar's comments that a Committee to deliberate on the issues of crop diversification, zero-budget farming, and making the MSP system more transparent and effective is fulfilment of farmers' demand on MSP is "patently unjustified and illogical".
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Giles backs Root to halt play if England players face racial abuse during Ashes
Brisbane, Nov 28 (IANS) Ashley Giles, the director of England men's cricket on Sunday said that he would back captain Joe Root in halting play if any racist behaviour was detected among crowds during the upcoming Ashes series in Australia.
2021-11-28
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Premier League: City overcome Hammers to move back to second spot
Manchester, Nov 28 (IANS) Manchester City rode on goals by Ilkay Gundogan and Luis Fernandinho to defeat West Ham United in a weather-marred match to take three points and climb back to the second spot they had lost for 24 hours to Liverpool.
2021-11-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
K'taka Police 'ban' on Munawar Faruqui show criticised
Bengaluru, Nov 28 (IANS) Denial of permission by police for a show of stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqui, scheduled in Bengaluru on Sunday, has drawn criticism and disappointment from many social media users.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
TTD mulls disaster management system to tackle rain havoc
Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh), Nov 28 (IANS) Beset by flooding and widespread damage to its properties over the last ten days, the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) is mulling a disaster management system.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Fake 'Work from Home' job syndicate fleecing people busted in Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Fraudsters are every day finding innovative ways to dupe people and take advantage of naive people by 'social engineering' scams. This time, a gang came up with an idea to exploit 2020's most popular term -- Work From Home -- as this system of work found prominence due to the coronavirus pandemic.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Naya J&K' gears up for polls, no Pak stooges left to preach boycott; NC, PDP no more front runners
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The process of redrawing parliamentary and assembly constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir is set to get completed soon as the Delimitation Commission has almost finished the exercise.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
T10: Odean Smith's blazing inning takes Deccan Gladiators to top of table
Abu Dhabi, Nov 28 (IANS) Deccan Gladiators registered their sixth victory in the Abu Dhabi T10 after defeating Northern Warriors by 19 runs on Sunday.
2021-11-28
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Trinamool calls emergency meet of Working Committee on Monday
Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) As the Parliament's Winter session begins, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has called an emergency meeting of her Trinamool Congress' Working Committee on Monday to decide the future course of action in strengthening the footprints of the party on the national canvas.
2021-11-28
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Covid: Govt revises guidelines for int'l arrivals
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry on Sunday revised the guidelines for the international arrivals in the wake of new Covid variant, Omicron -- designated as a Variant of Concern (VOC) by the World Health Organization (WHO). The new guidelines will be effective from December 1.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Aide of former TN CM Palaniswami arrested for duping youth
Chennai, Nov 28 (IANS) The political assistant of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami was arrested by the Crime Branch on Sunday for duping a youth by promising him a government job, police said.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Indian Textile Inc rolls out the red carpet for UAE, rest of the world
Dubai, Nov 28 (IANS) Indian textile leaders have rolled out the red carpet to investors from the UAE and other parts of the world, urging them to become part of the country's textile success story.
2021-11-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Business/Economy
New Covid strain forces UAE expats to cancel holiday plans to India
Dubai, Nov 28 (IANS) Reports of Covid-19's Omicron variant (B.1.1.529) have thrown a spanner in the works for many UAE holidaymakers planning a trip home to India this winter.
2021-11-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora,Health/Medicine
After acquiring nuclear weapons, Pakistan became more aggressive in using terrorist groups
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) After becoming an overt nuclear power, Pakistan became emboldened to prosecute conflict at the lower end of the spectrum, confident that nuclear weapons minimise the likelihood of an Indian military reaction, The Rand Corporation said in a report in 2009 post the Mumbai attacks of 26/11.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Murugesh Nirani will become CM soon: Karnataka Minister
Bagalkot (Karnataka), Nov 28 (IANS) Hinting at continuing discord among Karnataka's ruling BJP, Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Minister K.S. Eshwarappa on Sunday said that Large and Medium Industries Minister Murugesh Nirani will become the Chief Minister soon.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Trinamool emerges formidable challenger amid BJP's Tripura victory
Agartala, Nov 28 (IANS) Notwithstanding the ruling BJP's resounding victory on Sunday in 20 civic bodies in Tripura, the Trinamool Congress -- a new entrant in the state politics, emerged a strong political force in the Tripura politics, 14 months ahead of the crucial assembly polls in the saffron party-ruled northeastern state.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
As football tourney draws near, Indian community in Qatar has a ball
Doha, Nov 28 (IANS) As Qatar fetes the one-year run-up to the FIFA World Cup 2022 with a virtual dress rehearsal - the Arab Cup - kicking off on November 30, Indian expats have thrown their weight behind the Gulf state with the Embassy stewarding a carnival.
2021-11-28
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Diaspora,Football
Philander to fly home early due to changing Covid-19 situation in South Africa
Chattogram, Nov 28 (IANS) Vernon Philander, the former South Africa quick who is a bowling consultant with the Pakistan team currently on tour in Bangladesh, will leave the squad bubble here and fly back to his home country as early as Monday, the fourth day of the ongoing first Test match, due to the worsening flight operations in view of the new Covid variant.
2021-11-28
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
Kerala Guv visits residence of law student who committed suicide
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 28 (IANS) Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan on Sunday visited the residence of a 23-year-old law student, Mofiya Parvin, who had committed suicide on November 22.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Founder of Williams Racing F1 team, Frank Williams dies aged 79
London, Nov 28 (IANS) The founder and the longest-serving Team Principal of the Williams F1 team, Sir Frank Williams has died, aged 79, in London on Sunday. A statement from the team said that Frank Williams was admitted to the hospital on Friday and passed away peacefully on Sunday surrounded by his family.
2021-11-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
Cooperation only way to move towards country's development: Amit Shah
Gandhinagar, Nov 28 (IANS) Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah on Sunday cited cooperation as the only way through which the country can move towards development.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Odisha sounds warning on a possible 3rd wave of Covid
Bhubaneswar, Nov 28 (IANS) Amid detection of new Covid variant Omicron in some foreign countries, the Odisha government swung into action and asked all district collectors to remain prepared to tackle a possible third wave of Covid-19.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Delhi Teachers' Association blame AAP govt for defeat in DUTA polls
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The AAP's teachers organisation, Delhi Teachers' Association (DTA), which contested the DUTA elections for the first time, has held the Arvind Kejriwal government responsible for its candidates' defeat.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Holiday declared for Chennai schools, colleges on Monday
Chennai, Nov 28 (IANS) A holiday was declared for schools and colleges in Chennai on Monday after incessant rains and water-logging in several parts of the district.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Environment/Wildlife
Delhi sees one Covid death for 2nd consecutive day, 32 new cases
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Delhi recorded another Covid death on Sunday, taking total fatalities to 25,097, while there were 32 new cases in the last 24 hours, raising the tally to 14,40,866, the Health Department bulletin said.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
People of Tripura prefer politics of good governance: Modi
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Referring to the BJP's stunning performance in Tripura civic elections for which polling was held on November 25, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the people of the state gave a clear message that they prefer politics of good governance.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Role Model' award for intellectually disabled Devanshi Joshi
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) For the past two and half years, 27-year-old Devanshi Joshi has been working in the fashion department of Big Bazaar in a plush south Delhi locality. She completes all the assigned tasks without seeking concessions, with great dedication, enthusiasm, and responsibility, contributing on par with other team members.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Karnataka Police crack Andhra woman's murder case, arrest 2
Bengaluru, Nov 28 (IANS) The murder case of an elderly woman from Andhra Pradesh who went missing from Bengaluru in March this year has been solved and two persons arrested in this connection, police said on Sunday.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
T10: Explosive Gayle, Salt propel Team Abu Dhabi to big win
Abu Dhabi, Nov 28 (IANS) Team Abu Dhabi registered their sixth victory in the Abu Dhabi T10 after defeating The Chennai Braves by seven wickets here on Sunday.
2021-11-28
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Rains continue to lash Tamil Nadu, NDRF on alert
Chennai, Nov 28 (IANS) Heavy rains continued to lash several parts of Tamil Nadu, including Chennai and adjoining districts, on Sunday, leading to waterlogging and inundation in many parts of the state.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
Paramjeet Kumar becomes first Indian para-powerlifter to bag medal at Worlds
Tbilisi (Georgia), Nov 28 (IANS) Paramjeet Kumar became the first Indian para-powerlifter to clinch a medal in the World Para Powerlifting Championships in Tbilisi, Georgia on Sunday.
2021-11-28
Category: International, Georgia,Sports,Other Sports
Strict precautions against Covid in border districts: K'taka CM
Bengaluru Nov 28 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Sunday said stringent precautions have been undertaken in the border districts of the state as part of the plans to prevent and control the spread of Covid-19.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Interstate gang of auto thieves busted in Delhi, 10 high-end vehicles recovered
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) A gang of auto thieves has been busted by the Delhi Police and 8 stolen high-end cars and two motorcyles recovered from the Delhi-NCR area and elsewhere, an official said on Sunday.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Govt wants healthy discussion in Parliament: Rajnath
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday -- at a meeting between the government and the floor leaders of political parties ahead of the Winter Session, said the government wants healthy discussion in Parliament.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
The Mumbai ACP who took on 26/11 terrorists with .303-wielding rookies
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Governments can draw on a whole phalanx of specially-trained, heavily-armed personnel to deal with terror attacks - but in most cases, after the terrorists have struck. The first responder is always the lightly-armed local police, but with inspiring leadership and commitment, it can hold its own till reinforcements arrive. 26/11 was no different and replete with examples of how the Mumbai Police's personnel - at all levels - acted on the ground to contain the marauding LeT terrorists till the armed forces and NSG entered the fray.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Ashes finale at Perth? It's 50-50 chance, says WACA chief
Perth, Nov 28 (IANS) The Ashes finale scheduled for January 14, 2022, at the Perth Stadium is doubtful due to Western Australia (WA) state's strict Covid-19 policies. Western Australia Cricket Association chief executive Christina Matthews said that fear is now growing that WA's tough border stance could result in the contest being moved away from Perth.
2021-11-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Pashtun protests in Quetta seek release of detainees, withdrawing Balochistan rallYban order
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) has demanded taking back an ordinance banning protests in Balochistan.
2021-11-28
Category: International, India,International
Telangana on alert over Omicron
Hyderabad, Nov 28 (IANS) The health authorities in Telangana on Sunday sounded an alert in view of Omicron, the new variant of Covid-19 reported from South Africa and some other countries.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Large stash of heroin, Yaba tablets seized in Assam, 4 held
Silchar, Nov 28 (IANS) In a major haul, the Border Security Force (BSF) and Assam Police have seized huge quantities of synthetic drugs and heroin, valued at Rs 17.19 crore, in the state's Karimganj district and arrested four drug peddlers, officials said on Sunday.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sisodia's poser to Punjab counterpart on best schools
Chandigarh, Nov 28 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday released a list of 250 Delhi government schools up to Class 12, as part of the challenge posed to Punjab Education Minister Pargat Singh to compare the condition and entire education system of the Punjab and Delhi government schools.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Politics
Hope vax proves effective against Omicron variant: ICMR scientist
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The head of Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases division of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Dr. Samiran Panda on Sunday expressed hope that the Covid vaccine may prove effective against the new Omicron variant of the lethal virus.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Vivo likely to launch new Snapdragon 870-powered tablet
Beijing, Nov 28 (IANS) Smartphone brand Vivo is planning to launch a tablet with the Snapdragon 870 SoC at the helm in the first half of 2022.
2021-11-28
Category: International, China,Technology
Haryana to connect youth with self-employment
Chandigarh, Nov 28 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said under the Parivar Pehchan Patra scheme, along with fostering entrepreneurial spirit among 1.5 lakh families having an income of less than Rs 1 lakh, Antyodaya Gram Utthan Melas are being organised at the block level to connect the youth with self-employment.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Govt calls all party meet ahead of Winter session, AAP walks out
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) A day before the start of the Parliament's Winter session, the government on Sunday convened an all-party meeting but the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) staged a walkout, saying the government is not ready to listen.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
CBI issues lookout notice against jailed ex-MP Atiq Ahmed's son
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has issued a lookout notice against Mohammad Umar, son of former Lok Sabha MP Atiq Ahmad, over his alleged involvement in a kidnapping case, sources said here on Sunday.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
12th mega Covid vax camp in TN amid heavy rains
Chennai, Nov 28 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Health Department on Sunday conducted its 12th mega vaccination camp on Sunday amid heavy rainfall in several districts.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
1st Test: Bangladesh 39/4 at stumps, lead Pakistan by 89 runs on Day 3
Chattogram, Nov 28 (IANS) Bangladesh were 39/4, leading Pakistan by 89 runs at the end of Day 3 of the first Test of the two-match series here on Sunday.
2021-11-28
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
BJP clean sweeps Tripura civic polls; Trinamool emerges strong
Agartala, Nov 28 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday secured a clean sweep while the Trinamool Congress emerged as a strong political force in the Tripura civic elections for which polling was held on November 25.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics