Latest news

6/recent/ticker-posts

Advertisement

News Digest: Biden, Harris send greetings on Guru Nanak's 551st birth anniversary

THE TIMES OF INDIA
Tuesday, December 01, 2020
Today's Headlines

Biden, Harris send greetings on Guru Nanak's 551st birth anniversary

23 Christians convert in BJP MP's presence

2-yr Kerala bar on PwC, which had employed Swapna Suresh

More India News»

Researchers find genetic variations linked to Covid-19 severity

Post-Covid lung-fibrosis tsunami looms: Paper

Study says, 'Rapid testing can eliminate spread of Covid-19 within weeks'

More Science News»

PUBG Mobile game rival FAU-G pre-registration starts for Android users
With PUBG Mobile on track to make a comeback in India after it was banned in September, desi PUBG Mobile game rival FAU-G (or Fearless And United-Guards) is gearing up to launch. The FAU-G game is now available for pre-registration for Android users. Gamers can visit Google Play store to search the game and pre-register for the same. The game is expected to be similar to PUBG Mobile.

Indian smartphone users consume highest 4G data in the world at 16GB per month
Smartphone users in India are consuming around 16GB of 4G mobile data per month as per the latest Ericsson Mobility Report. The average traffic per smartphone user has increased from 13.5GB per month in 2019 to 15.7GB per month in 2020. The average traffic per smartphone is expected to further increase to around 37GB per month in 2026 as per the report.

Sharing 'news epaper' on WhatsApp, Facebook and other platforms may land you in serious trouble
Sharing ‘news epaper’, PDF files or any digital clipping of a newspaper online in India it may land you in serious trouble. So, before you share an epaper online, remember that you are violating the Copyright Act, 1957 and Trade Marks Act, 1999. However, this doesn’t mean you should not share news online on social media. The easiest way to share news online is by sharing links to the articles.

More Technology News»

S&P retains India's growth forecast at -9% this fiscal
S&P Global Ratings on Monday retained its forecast of 9 per cent contraction in the Indian economy for the current fiscal, saying even though there are now upside risks to growth but it will wait for more signs that Covid infections have stabilised or fallen.

Consumer spending to return to growth in 2021: Fitch
After a COVID-19 pandemic-led contraction in consumer spending in 2020, household spending will return to growth in 2021, expanding by as much as 6.6 per cent, Fitch Solutions said on Monday.

LVB customers can access all services: DBS
DBS Bank India on Monday said customers of Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB), which has now been merged with it, can continue to access all banking services, and interest rates on savings and fixed deposits are unchanged as of now. Lakshmi Vilas Bank has now been amalgamated with DBS Bank India Ltd (DBIL), the wholly-owned subsidiary of DBS Group Holdings Ltd, DBS Bank India said in a statement.

More Business News»

Team India's Sydney losses raise captaincy debate again
India’s resounding defeats in the first 2 ODIs vs Australia in Sydney have once again triggered debates across various platforms about whether the time has come to split the captaincy for different formats. There is a consensus now that Kohli was tactically poor in both the ODIs and more so in the second one when he gave an in-rhythm Bumrah just a two-over spell.

The 'halo' that saved F1 driver Romain Grosjean's life
On Sunday, F1 witnessed its worst accident in a long time in terms of just how spine chilling the crash was. But the credit for Romain Grosjean having survived the horrific crash is being given to the halo system, which was made mandatory by the FIA from the 2018 season onwards as part of their efforts to protect the driver's head in the event of a crash and from flying debris.

Fear of reinjuring, length, wary batsmen may be hurting Bumrah
Jasprit Bumrah's poor form in ODIs from early this year has continued to chase him in Australia despite his impressive showing for the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League over the last couple of months.

More Sports News»

Times Education Icons 2019-20 Felicitates Prestigious Schools

Times Education Icons 2019-20 Felicitates Prestigious Schools

Times Education Icons 2019-20 Felicitates Prestigious Schools

More Education News»

Cher to visit Pakistan to help 'world's loneliest elephant'

Global warming likely to raise disease risk for animals

UN: Covid-19 lockdowns slashed pollutants, not CO2 levels

More Environment News»

Will request US, Europe vaccine authorization Monday: Moderna
Moderna Inc will apply for US and European emergency authorization for its Covid-19 vaccine on Monday after full results from a late-stage study showed it was 94.1% effective with no serious safety concerns. Moderna also reported that its vaccine's efficacy rate was consistent across age, race, ethnicity and gender demographics.

Israel remotely killed nuclear scientist: Iran
Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of the country's Supreme National Security Council, made the comment at the funeral for Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, where Iran's defense minister separately vowed to continue the man's work "with more speed and more power."

French police charged over black man's beating
Four French police officers have been charged in connection to the beating and racial abuse of a black music producer, a judicial source said Monday, days after the incident in Paris that intensified controversy over a new security law.

More World News»

Cher to visit Pakistan to help 'world's loneliest elephant'

Global warming likely to raise disease risk for animals

UN: Covid-19 lockdowns slashed pollutants, not CO2 levels

More Environment News»

To clear cricket betting debts, M Tech student murders mom, sister

L&T wants T govt in driver's seat to keep Metro chugging

Much at stake for TRS, BJP as city goes to polls today

More Hyderabad News»

Many schools yet to upload admission schedule

Elante store told to pay Rs 1,610 for charging Rs 10 for carry bag

RLA earns over Rs 68 lakh from CH01CC series auction

More Chandigarh News»

Ahmedabad: A Dubai tour sans visit to Burj Khalifa?
A trip to Dubai might as well be futile if visiting Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, is not on the itinerary. In fact, a consumer court has acknowledged this grief of a Gandhinagar-based couple, who was left high and dry when an online travel company did not arrange for a visit to Burj Khalifa.

Gujarat: Schools unlikely to open before next year's academic session
After the post Diwali spike in Covid-19 cases forced the state government to postpone its earlier decision to reopen schools from November 23, the government has now reportedly completely shelved the idea of reopening schools until the next academic year.

'Just 4 of 79 HIV patients who got Covid died'

More Ahmedabad News»

Man who recounted history of new verse in Tamil poetry

9 yrs on, TN lawyer, wife get double life for killing woman

As patients get pandemic panic, organs for transplant end in bin

More Chennai News»

HC slaps 10,000 cost on CCB cop for inaction in pending litigation
Inaction for a year in a pending matter proved costly for Mahananda, inspector with the Central Crime Branch (CCB) of city police, as the high court directed him to pay Rs 10,000 as cost to the Karnataka State Legal Services Authority.

Karnataka: CM secretary's case triggers debate on penalisation of suicide attempt
The alleged suicide attempt by chief minister BS Yediyurappa’s political secretary NR Santosh has turned the spotlight on the existence and efficacy of section 309 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), the provision related to punishing a person who makes an attempt to kill

Karnataka: 5 lakh health staff to get vaccine in first round
In sync with countrywide preparations to roll out a Covid-19 vaccine for the masses, Karnataka has informed the Centre that it has prepared a list of five lakh health workers, who will be administered the vaccine first.

More Bangalore News»

Covid-19: 30% drop in new patients in Maharashtra, Mumbai; daily count lowest in 13 days
New detections of Covid-19 cases in the state and the city decreased significantly on Monday.

7,000 HIV infections may have gone undetected in Maharashtra during lockdown
Up to 7,000 HIV detections may have been missed in Maharashtra due to inaccessibility of screening services in the early months of the Covid-19 pandemic. Mumbai alone is likely to have missed at least 1,000 cases, giving rise to concerns over a possible spurt in infections if testing is not intensified.

Old couple leave gold at Mumbai airport, get it after 4 days
A senior citizen couple who had forgotten luggage with 46 tolas of gold jewellery at Mumbai airport, got it back after four days thanks to the police.

More Mumbai News»

'Section 288' in Ghazipur: Will not allow cops
The fifth day of protests at UP Gate saw many more groups of farmers joining the agitation from Baghpat and as far as Uttarakhand.

Delhi's coldest November since birth of Indian Republic
This November, Delhiites experienced the coldest nights in any November month since India became a Republic in 1950. The month's mean minimum temperature, 10.2 degrees Celsius at Safdarjung, equalled the lowest post-1947 mean for November recorded in 1949.

Supply Lines Cut, A Capital Crisis Brews

More Delhi News»

'Section 288' in Ghazipur: Will not allow cops
The fifth day of protests at UP Gate saw many more groups of farmers joining the agitation from Baghpat and as far as Uttarakhand.

Delhi's coldest November since birth of Indian Republic
This November, Delhiites experienced the coldest nights in any November month since India became a Republic in 1950. The month's mean minimum temperature, 10.2 degrees Celsius at Safdarjung, equalled the lowest post-1947 mean for November recorded in 1949.

Supply Lines Cut, A Capital Crisis Brews

More Delhi News»

'Section 288' in Ghazipur: Will not allow cops
The fifth day of protests at UP Gate saw many more groups of farmers joining the agitation from Baghpat and as far as Uttarakhand.

Delhi's coldest November since birth of Indian Republic
This November, Delhiites experienced the coldest nights in any November month since India became a Republic in 1950. The month's mean minimum temperature, 10.2 degrees Celsius at Safdarjung, equalled the lowest post-1947 mean for November recorded in 1949.

Supply Lines Cut, A Capital Crisis Brews

More Delhi News»

Unsubscribe | To manage your newsletter subscription settings, click hereOther Newsletters from TOI :
Breaking News | Top Headlines | Tech | Entertainment | Movie Reviews | Life & Style

Post a comment

0 Comments