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Unloaded at Ambala, coal, salt, essentials trucked further north

Rail roko triggers urea shortage in Punjab

Rs 15L awarded to man falsely accused of rape

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'Features that could make someone coronavirus super-spreader identified'

Infectiousness peaks earlier in Covid-19 patients than thought, study says

Covid-19 reinfection unlikely for at least 6 months, study finds

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Poco M3 renders leak online with a rectangular cutout on the rear side
Poco has announced that it will unveil the Poco M3 smartphone on November 24. Days ahead of the official launch, renders of the upcoming mobile have appeared online. The leaked image shows three colour variants of Poco M3 — Black, Blue and Yellow.

Oppo A33 gets a price cut of Rs 1,000
Oppo has reduced the price of Oppo A33 in India. The smartphone was launched in October this year with a price tag of Rs 11,990. It has now become cheaper by Rs 1,000 and can be purchased at Rs 10,990 after the price cut.

Apple, Facebook in war of words over user privacy
Both tech giants have a chequered past over user privacy and data

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Need further efforts by G-20 countries to end Covid crisis: FM
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday emphasised the need for further efforts by the G-20 countries to end the Covid-19 crisis, and highlighted affordability as well as the accessibility of vaccines for all as a crucial step in this direction.

LVB resolution: RBI delays final merger scheme
The Reserve Bank did not issue the final merger scheme for Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) with DBS India on Friday as stated earlier and is likely to do so only next week, according to a central bank official.

Covid: Hong Kong bars Air India for fifth time
Hong Kong has for the fifth time suspended Air India flights, now from Friday till December 3. The Chinese special administrative region’s (SAR) suspends flights of any airline whose five or more passengers test positive on arrival, for two weeks.

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Split captaincy cannot work in our culture: Kapil Dev
"An MNC cannot have two CEOs", said former India skipper Kapil Dev, making his stance clear on the raging debate over whether the national cricket team should go for split captaincy. "In our culture it is not going to happen that way... If Kohli is going to play T20s and he is good enough. Let him be there. Even though I would like to see other people coming out. But it's difficult," Kapil said.

Djokovic beats Zverev to reach semis at ATP Finals
Novak Djokovic out-battled Alexander Zverev to qualify for the last four at the ATP Finals on Friday, staying on track to match Roger Federer's record of six titles at the end-of-season event.

Steve Smith's return 'big headache' for India: Maxwell
Steve Smith's return is a big plus for Australia and a "big headache" for Team India, feels Australia batsman Glenn Maxwell ahead of the blockbuster clash which begins next week. Smith, along with David Warner, was not part of the 2018-19 series against India when Virat Kohli's men won the Test and the ODI series Down Under.

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Schools in Pune set to reopen from Monday

Rajasthan RSMSSB JE (Electrical) 2020 e-admit card released; download here

Haryana BSEH compartment results announced; 32.97% in 10th and 47.89% in 12th pass exams

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On wildlife week, India de-notifies 1,000 sq km of its 'protected areas'
The board’s decision on denotification and diversion within ‘protected areas’, taken in the meeting of its standing committee on October 5, involved Hastinapur Wildlife Sanctuary in Uttar Pradesh, Mukundra National Park in Rajasthan and Bahu Conservation Reserve in Jammu district.

Hurricane Iota heads for already battered Central America

US should back words with actions if rejoins climate pact: Javadekar

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Mike Pompeo visits Israel museum honoring Christian Zionists

South Australia says man's 'lie' caused Covid lockdown as curbs eased
South Australia's drastic 6-day Covid lockdown was triggered by a "lie" to contact tracers from a man who tested +ve and restrictions across the state are set to be lifted much sooner than first planned. ​​​​The shock announcement came just 2 days after the state govt ordered people to stay at home and shut many businesses to combat what was considered a highly contagious outbreak of Covid.

Radical Pakistani religious cleric dies after leading sit-in

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On wildlife week, India de-notifies 1,000 sq km of its 'protected areas'
The board’s decision on denotification and diversion within ‘protected areas’, taken in the meeting of its standing committee on October 5, involved Hastinapur Wildlife Sanctuary in Uttar Pradesh, Mukundra National Park in Rajasthan and Bahu Conservation Reserve in Jammu district.

Hurricane Iota heads for already battered Central America

US should back words with actions if rejoins climate pact: Javadekar

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KT Rama Rao hard sells Hyderabad progress, takes aim at BJP
TRS working president KT Rama Rao dared BJP leaders to get ₹1 lakh crore package for Hyderabad from the Centre.

Stop Sanjay from campaigning in civic elections: TRS to SEC

Hyderabad: Homes away from IT corridor see rise in demand, costlier too
The swanky residential towers of the IT corridor are no longer Hyderabad’s only expensive address. Fast catching up with the Gachibowli-Financial District-Kokapet belt – and even beating it in some instances – are pockets on the other side of town, attracting prices of anywhere between Rs 5,800 and Rs 6,600 per square feet (sft), show industry records.

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Sukhna Choe saved from sewage: Last outflow point in Daria forest capped
fter more than a month of intense hunt for leakage, the municipal corporation engineering department has stopped the flow of sewage from the Daria forest to the Sukhna Choe under the National Green Tribunal monitoring

Great recovery: Festive-time market optimism helps Chandigarh realtors
The real-estate market is flush with demand again and the developers are positive that this quarter will be on a par with last year’s because of festival offers and strategies

Doc fired for charging NRIs Rs 3.5k for tests

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Don't count on herd immunity, caution only shield: Sero study
It's back to corona curfews as Gujarat recorded a second surge in Covid-19 cases with 1,420 Covid cases on Friday, highest in nearly two months. In a bid to curb rapid viral spread post Diwali, the state government imposed night curfew in Surat, Vadodara and Rajkot from Saturday night till further notice.

Undergraduate medical provisional merit list declared

HC raps registrar for misleading court over staffer's inaction

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Tamil Nadu man who lost engineering degree, jailed for 95 days for false rape gets Rs 15 lakh compensation
In a rare reprieve to a rape accused, a Chennai court has awarded 15 lakh as compensation to a man who, as a college student, was arrested on charges of rape and made to face trial for more than seven years.

Tamil Nadu reports 1,688 new Covid cases, 18 deaths
Tamil Nadu added 1,688 new cases and 18 deaths to the Covid-19 registry on Friday that pushed the case tally to 7,66,677 and cumulative death toll to 11,568

10 views of hate speech for every 10K views of FB content: Report

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Kali idol broken at Belur's 12th -century Hoysala temple
An idol of goddess Kali was found broken in the 12thcentury Lakshmi Devi temple at Doddagaddavalli of Belur on Friday. The Hoysala temple, 16km from Hassan and 200km from Bengaluru, is among the monuments proposed for Unesco world heritage site status.

S Japhet retires, Bengaluru City University gets acting VC
With Bengaluru City University vice-chancellor S Japhet retiring on Friday, N Narasimhamurthy, faculty of communication, will be the acting VC till February 28 until a regular one is appointed, whichever is earlier.

Department gets 3,718 transfer requests from school teachers
There have been 3,718 transfer requests from primary and secondary school teachers till Friday evening. Of these, 2,603 were for transfers within the district and 580 outside but within the division. The requests for mutual transfer within the district were 110 and outside district and within the division 37. There have been 92 specified posttransfer requests.

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Maharashtra CM orders probe into rise in power bill arrears during BJP-led regime
Targeting the former BJP-led government for "poor management" of the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (MSEDCL) leading to huge losses, energy minister Nitin Raut on Friday said that chief minister Uddhav Thackeray has ordered a probe into the exorbitant rise in power bill arrears.

Favipiravir cuts treatment time: Mumbai trial
While World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday recommended against using antiviral remdesivir for severely ill Covid-19 patients, Mumbai doctors published the first scientific study showing another antiviral, favipiravir, reduced "cure time" in mild cases.

5,640 test +ve in Maharashtra; Mumbai adds over 1,000 patients after 8 days
For the second day in a row the state added more than 5,500 cases of Covid-19 on Friday, with the 5,640 new cases the highest daily detection figure for the month. The total caseload rose to 17,68,695. The state added 155 fatalities, taking the death toll to 46,511.

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SC scanner on Ansal Properties' Lucknow project
After Amrapali and Unitech, another real estate firm, Ansal Properties and Infrastructure, has come under the scanners of the Supreme Court which on Friday sought explanation from the company and its promoters for allegedly cheating thousands of home-buyers who invested in its Lucknow project almost a decade back but were still waiting to get possession of their homes.

Hotel in Delhi booked for flouting rules
A case has been registered against a hotel in west Delhi’s Pitampura for organising a wedding function and defying social distancing norms.

Many patients flouting isolation norms in Delhi: Survey
The state government had to hike the fine for not wearing a mask in public from Rs 500 to Rs 2,000 on Thursday, but civil defence volunteers, who fanned out in different areas of South West district for a house-to-house survey covering 58 lakh Delhiites from Friday, came across far worse violations and irresponsible behaviour by Covid-positive people.

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SC scanner on Ansal Properties' Lucknow project
After Amrapali and Unitech, another real estate firm, Ansal Properties and Infrastructure, has come under the scanners of the Supreme Court which on Friday sought explanation from the company and its promoters for allegedly cheating thousands of home-buyers who invested in its Lucknow project almost a decade back but were still waiting to get possession of their homes.

Hotel in Delhi booked for flouting rules
A case has been registered against a hotel in west Delhi’s Pitampura for organising a wedding function and defying social distancing norms.

Many patients flouting isolation norms in Delhi: Survey
The state government had to hike the fine for not wearing a mask in public from Rs 500 to Rs 2,000 on Thursday, but civil defence volunteers, who fanned out in different areas of South West district for a house-to-house survey covering 58 lakh Delhiites from Friday, came across far worse violations and irresponsible behaviour by Covid-positive people.

More Delhi News»

SC scanner on Ansal Properties' Lucknow project
After Amrapali and Unitech, another real estate firm, Ansal Properties and Infrastructure, has come under the scanners of the Supreme Court which on Friday sought explanation from the company and its promoters for allegedly cheating thousands of home-buyers who invested in its Lucknow project almost a decade back but were still waiting to get possession of their homes.

Hotel in Delhi booked for flouting rules
A case has been registered against a hotel in west Delhi’s Pitampura for organising a wedding function and defying social distancing norms.

Many patients flouting isolation norms in Delhi: Survey
The state government had to hike the fine for not wearing a mask in public from Rs 500 to Rs 2,000 on Thursday, but civil defence volunteers, who fanned out in different areas of South West district for a house-to-house survey covering 58 lakh Delhiites from Friday, came across far worse violations and irresponsible behaviour by Covid-positive people.

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