Daily Archives: November 8, 2020

Assam declares state holiday on Bhai Dooj

Guwahati, Nov 7 (PTI) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday declared a state holiday on Bhai Dooj, a government release said. The festival will...

128 new COVID-19 cases in Nagaland; tally rises to 9,455

Kohima, Nov 7 (PTI) After 10 consecutive days of more COVID-19 recoveries than positive cases, Nagaland on Saturday reported 128 fresh infections pushing the...

Congress leaders arrested for taking out rally against farm laws

Mangaldoi (Assam), Nov 7 (PTI) Around 100 Congress leaders, including party general secretary Jitendra Singh and MPs and MLAs, were arrested from Darrang district...

2 NSUI activists arrested for ‘assaulting’ police in Assam

Nagaon (Assam), Nov 7 (PTI) Two activists of the NSUI, the students' wing of the Congress, were arrested on Saturday for allegedly assaulting policemen...

Manipur bypolls: 37.61 pc voting in four assembly seats till 11 am

Imphal, Nov 7 (PTI) Around 37.61 per cent of the total 1.35 lakh electors exercised their franchise in the first four hours of polling...

Time to remove Kohli from RCB captaincy, feels Gautam Gambhir

New Delhi, Nov 7 (PTI) Former India opener and two-time IPL champion skipper Gautam Gambhir feels Virat Kohli's non-performance as Royal Challengers Bangalore captain...

Nerves, hesitation, good shots landing with fielders: Kohli talks about “strange” IPL phase

Abu Dhabi, Nov 7 (PTI) A bit of nerves, some hesitation and almost every good stroke going straight to the fielder -- Royal Challengers...

Marseille wins at Strasbourg 1-0 to move to 4th in Ligue 1

Paris, Nov 7 (AP) Marseille shrugged off its dire European form by scraping past struggling Strasbourg 1-0 to move to fourth place in the...

We lost track after 10th game: RCB head coach Simon Katich

Abu Dhabi, Nov 7 (PTI) Royal Challengers Bangalore head coach Simon Katich admitted that their batting unit "ran out of steam" after the 10th...

We have used our skills and brains: Jason Holder

Abu Dhabi, Nov 7 (PTI) West Indies captain Jason Holder, whose late inclusion galvanised a much-improved Sunrisers Hyderabad, praised his side's bowlers for "using...

Joe Biden elected US President

Washington, Nov 6 (PTI) Democrat Joe Biden on Saturday defeated incumbent Republican US President Donald Trump in the closely-fought presidential election, according to American...

Pakistan may return USD 2 billion Saudi Arabian loan: Report

Islamabad, Nov 7 (PTI) Pakistan may return USD 2 billion loan to Saudi Arabia and the cash-strapped country is looking for various options to...

UK creates tech hub for more ‘ethical’ business with China

London, Nov 7 (PTI) The UK government has published guidance it says will help UK firms negotiate the "ethical, legal and commercial" questions they...

Tens of thousands in Bangladesh protest against France

Dhaka, Nov 7 (AP) Tens of thousands of Muslims marched in the streets of Bangladesh's capital on Monday in the country's largest protest yet...

Pre-existing antibodies may protect some people against novel coronavirus, says study

London, Nov 7 (PTI) Scientists have found that some antibodies, created by the immune system during infection with common cold coronaviruses, can also target...