Daily Archives: November 19, 2020

Over 600 NGO-run child care homes received foreign funds up to Rs 6 lakh...

New Delhi, Nov 18 (PTI) Over 600 child care institutions, run by NGOs and housing 28,000 children, received up to Rs 6 lakh per...

Twelve civilians injured as militants lob grenade at security personnel in J-K’s Pulwama

Srinagar, Nov 18 (PTI) Twelve civilians sustained injuries in a grenade attack by militants on a team of security force personnel in Pulwama district...

Most Indian respondents ready to pay more for entertainment content: Study

New Delhi, Nov 18 (PTI): Majority of respondents in India are willing to pay more for a premium subscription for enhanced video and audio...

Twitter has apologised in writing for ‘Ladakh in China’ error: Lekhi

New Delhi, Nov 18 (PTI): Social media giant Twitter has apologised in writing to a key parliamentary panel for wrongly showing Ladakh in China...

2 Nagaland newly elected MLAs take oath

Kohima, Nov 18 (PTI) Two newly elected legislators were sworn in as members of the Nagaland Assembly here on Wednesday. Speaker Sharingain Longkumer administered the...

Man assaulted during strike, Section 144 imposed in Tripura’s Kanchanpur sub-division

Agartala, Nov 18 (PTI) The Kanchanpur administration in North Tripura district has imposed prohibitory orders under section 144 of the CrPc for 24 hours...

Youth Congress petitions Mizoram Guv for action against 4 MLAs for ‘office of profit’

Aizawl, Nov 18 (PTI) The Youth Congress has submitted a petition to Mizoram Governor P S Sreedharan Pillai seeking legal action against three ruling...

No selection test for students appearing in Meghalaya Board class 10 & 12 exams...

Shillong, Nov 18 (PTI) Meghalaya Education Minister Lahkmen Rymbui on Wednesday said the state school board has decided not to hold selection tests for...

Nigerian High Commission seeks release of 12 nationals from Meghalaya prisons

Shillong, Nov 18 (PTI) A Nigerian High Commission representative has met Meghalaya Prison Minister A L Hek and sought his intervention for the release...

AIFF hints at extension for Dennerby, eyes role for U-17 players in future senior...

New Delhi, Nov 18 (PTI) Head coach Thomas Dennerby could continue, but the journey of several of his Indian players has ended even before...

Olympic preparations: Narang, Sushil meet parliamentary standing committee

New Delhi, Nov 18 (PTI) Olympic medallists Gagan Narang and Sushil Kumar on Wednesday met the parliamentary standing committee formed to monitor and assist...

Bengal Ranji skipper Easwaran tests COVID-19 positive

Kolkata, Nov 18 (PTI) Bengal skipper Abhimanyu Easwaran, was on Wednesday tested positive for COVID-19 and has been quarantined for the next two weeks...

Won’t mind playing first Test with red ball at Gabba: Hazlewood

Sydney, Nov 18 (PTI) The opening Test against India can be a red-ball contest in Brisbane instead of a pink-ball game in Adelaide in...

Injury Rehab: Ishant Sharma starts bowling full tilt at NCA

New Delhi, Nov 18 (PTI) India's senior-most fast bowler Ishant Sharma on Wednesday bowled full tilt at the National Cricket Academy with an aim...

India’s away series against England could have spectators as ECB unveils fixtures of 2021...

London, Nov 18 (PTI) A five-match Test series against India will headline England's bumper home summer in 2021 as the country's cricket board on...

CPN Secretariat meeting: PM Oli demands time to prepare and present separate political document

Kathmandu, Nov 18 (PTI) The much-awaited crucial meeting of the Central Secretariat of the ruling Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) on Wednesday ended in...

China calls for action from Australia amid worsening ties

Beijing, Nov 18 (AP) China on Wednesday called on Australia to take action to stem worsening relations between the two countries, in the latest...

UK to ban diesel, petrol cars from 2030 for new Green Industrial Revolution

London, Nov 18 (PTI) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday unveiled plans for a new Green Industrial Revolution for the country, including a...

China has no theological basis to pick the next Dalai Lama: US

Washington, Nov 18 (PTI) China has no theological basis to pick the next Dalai Lama, according to a top US diplomat, asserting that the...

EU: Brexit trade talks still have ‘substantial work’ ahead

Brussels, Nov 18 (AP) A top European Union official said Wednesday that trade talks with the United Kingdom still face substantial work" that might...