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24-Nov-2020 Chandigarh

Haryana imposes Covid restrictions in six districts in NCR

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday said to contain the surge in Covid-19 cases in six districts in the NCR, it was decided to limit the number of people allowed for social gatherings to 50 for indoor and 100 for outdoor events from November...

24-Nov-2020 Moscow

Russia's Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine claimed to be 95% effective

Russia's Sputnik V vaccine has been found to be more than 95 per cent effective against Covid-19 in the second interim analysis of Phase 3 clinical trial data, its developers said on Tuesday.The analysis was based on data from volunteers obtained 42 days after...

24-Nov-2020 London

Drinking cocoa can make you smarter: Study

Researchers have revealed that increased consumption of flavanols - a group of molecules which occur naturally in fruit and vegetables - can increase your mental agility.Flavanols, a sub-group of plant flavonoids, are present in cocoa, grapes, apples, tea, berries...

24-Nov-2020 Mumbai

Jacqueline Fernandez strikes a Thundering Tuesday pose for fans

Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez seems to be in a Thundering Tuesday mood, given the surprise she has for fans and followers on social media.Her latest Instagram picture is a monochrome frame that has Jacqueline striking a pose for the camera that accentuates...

24-Nov-2020 New Delhi

Theatre exists only in the moment of its performance : Rajat Kapoor

ilm and theatre actor-director Rajat Kapoor, whose rendition of Shakespeare's comedy 'As You Like It' will soon premiere as a digital play with Aadyam's Digital Edition in December, said that recorded plays "can never pretend to be theatre, which exists...

24-Nov-2020 New Delhi

Who is Richie Mehta, who won first International Emmy for India?

At the moment, Richie Mehta is basking in the glory coming his way, after scooping up the first International Emmy for India with his web series, Delhi Crime. The win is all the more special for the Canadian filmmaker of Indian origin because the series...

24-Nov-2020 New Delhi

Could've been big singer if I was a nepo kid : Jaan Kumar Sanu

Bigg Boss 14 evicted contestant Jaan Kumar Sanu, who is the son of playback star Kumar Sanu, says he could have been a singer if he resorted to nepotism.The debate started in the Bigg Boss 14 house when Jaan's housemate, singer Rahul Vaidya, nominated him...

24-Nov-2020 Mumbai

Tiger Shroff shares glimpse of early photoshoot

Bollywood action star and fitness enthusiast Tiger Shroff has shared a picture from his very first photoshoot.Tiger shared the monochrome motion picture on Instagram, with the caption: "Fresh outta school...one of my first shoots...not much changed...other than...

24-Nov-2020 Mumbai

For me, 'Delhi Crime' has always been a winner: Shefali Shah

Actress Shefali Shah is ecstatic over her web series Delhi Crime winning the Best Drama Series award at the 48th International Emmy Awards, and says the honour is like a cherry on the sundae."I am completely ecstatic, euphoric and all the possible superlatives...

24-Nov-2020 Jerusalem

Green Mediterranean diet better for heart health: Study

A green Mediterranean diet, containing even more plant matter and very little red meat or poultry, maybe even better for cardiovascular and metabolic health than the traditional version -- at least in men, say researchers.The Mediterranean diet, rich in...

24-Nov-2020 Beijing

Xi Jinping calls for closer China-Ethiopia cooperation

Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged on Tuesday to work with his Ethiopian counterpart Sahle-Work Zewde to enhance China-Africa and the Belt and Road cooperation, so as to bring more benefits to both countries and peoples.Xi made the remarks in an exchange of...

24-Nov-2020 Chennai

Nuclear power complex in Kalpakkam geared to meet Cyclone Nivar

The atomic power complex in Kalpakkam about 70 km from here is geared up to meet Cyclone Nivar that is expected to cross the coast near Mamallapuram and Karaikal in Puducherry on Wednesday evening, said the top official of the Disaster Management Committee.He...

24-Nov-2020 New Delhi

Isabelle Kaif is very professional: Punjabi singer Deep Money

Isabelle Kaif, sister of Bollywood star Katrina Kaif, recently made her debut in the world of Punjabi music videos with Mashallah sung by Deep Money. He says although Isabelle is new in the industry, she is very professional."I don't give suggestions to people....

24-Nov-2020 New Delhi

Puzzled by CEA celebrating current account surplus: Chidambaram

Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has said he is "puzzled" by Chief Economic Adviser K.V. Subramanian celebrating the current account surplus.India may witness a current account surplus due to the recent economic reforms announced by the government, said...

24-Nov-2020 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur launches Him Suraksha Abhiyan

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today launched ‘Him Suraksha Abhiyan’ to sensitize the people regarding Covid-19 pandemic and to collect information regarding symptoms of diseases like TB, Leprosy, sugar, blood pressure etc. by door to door campaign in the State....

15-Nov-2020 Mumbai

Here's what 'Ludo' actor Rohit Saraf found alternative for beer

Actor Rohit Saraf, who is being lauded for his performance in Ludo, has shared a funny anecdote from the sets.Taking to Instagram, Rohit revealed that he used Eno, an acidity aid, and an apple flavoured beverage for a scene where he had to drink a beer."Ludo...

15-Nov-2020 Chennai

Three die in gas cylinder blast in TN

Two women and an eight-year-old boy were killed and four others injured in a wall collapse after a cooking gas cylinder exploded in Tamil Nadu's Tiruvannamalai district on Sunday, police said.According to police, the cooking gas cylinder belonged to Mukhtabai...

15-Nov-2020 Agartala/Silchar

Assam police arrest six for gang raping two Tripura girls

Assam police on Sunday arrested six men for gang raping two Tripura girls in southern Assam's Karimganj district, officials said.Karimganj police Chief Mayank Kumar said that a car driver picked up the two girls to take them to northern Tripura, adjoining...

15-Nov-2020 Mexico City

Mexico's Covid-19 cases surpass 1mn, death toll nearly 100k

Mexico reported 5,860 new Covid-19 cases in a 24-hour period, which increased the overall infection tally to 1,003,253, the Health Ministry said.In the same period, 635 new fatalities were reported on Saturday, which took the death toll to 98,259 in Mexico,...

15-Nov-2020 Bengaluru

Karnataka to seek more funds for flood relief, rehab

Karnataka would seek more funds from the Centre to speed up relief and rehabilitation works in dozen of districts across the state that were ravaged by heavy monsoon rains and flash floods due to release of excess water from dams on major rivers, an official said...

15-Nov-2020 Dharamshala

Yami describes Jacqueline as one of the 'nicest' actors

It seems Yami Gautam is bonding well with "Bhoot Police" co-stars, especially Jacqueline Fernandez.On Diwali, the two actresses paid a visit to the Kunal Pathri Devi temple in Dharamshala.Yami took to Instagram and shared a few pictures.In one of the images,...

15-Nov-2020 Los Angeles

Stallone joins The Suicide Squad, confirms director James Gunn

Action icon Sylvester Stallone has joined the cast of The Suicide Squad confirmed filmmaker James Gunn.Gunn posted a picture on Instagram, where he is posing with Stallone. The two are looking at the camera and smiling."Always love working with my friend @officialslystallone...

15-Nov-2020 New Delhi

1 killed in Delhi blaze; 205 fire calls made on Diwali

The Delhi Fire Service received as many as 205 fire calls as Diwali celebrations were going on, with one casualty reported in Outer Delhi in one such incident, a senior officer said on Sunday.During the peak hours from 6pm to 11.58 pm on Saturday, 129 fire...

15-Nov-2020 Wuhan

China finds Covid-19 virus on imported frozen beef samples

Authorities in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, found that three frozen beef samples tested positive for the Covid-19 virus, local health authorities have said.The batch of products dispersed in 1,006 boxes, weighing 27 tonne, were imported from...

15-Nov-2020 Ottawa

Canada's Covid-19 cases surpass 2.90 lakh

Canada reported 3,041 new cases of Covid-19 Saturday noon, bringing the total up to 2,90,596 cases, including 10,888 deaths, according to media reports.Ontario reported 1,581 new cases on Saturday, marking another new record in daily-reported infections in...

15-Nov-2020 London

UK reports another 26,860 coronavirus cases, 462 deaths

Another 26,860 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 13,44,356, according to official figures released on Saturday.The coronavirus-related deaths in Britain rose by 462 to 51,766,...

15-Nov-2020 Moscow

Russia reports one-day high of 22,702 new Covid-19 cases

Russia has confirmed a record number of 22,702 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking its total to 19,03,253, the country's Covid-19 response centre said in a statement Saturday.Meanwhile, 391 new deaths were reported, taking the nationwide count to ...

13-Nov-2020 San Francisco

Facebook CEO says Joe Biden is next US President

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has become the first Big Tech CEO to acknowledge that Joe Biden will be the next president of the US, at a time when Donald Trump has refused to accept his defeat and is fighting a legal battle.The Facebook CEO told employees in a...

13-Nov-2020 Chandigarh

Vaani Kapoor to spend Diwali in her hotel room this year

Bollywood actress Vaani Kapoor will spend Diwali in her hotel room in the city, where she is shooting her next, Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui, opposite Ayushmann Khurrana."I will be spending Diwali in my hotel room this year! Though I will be missing my family and...

13-Nov-2020 Los Angeles

Amber Heard dismisses reports of getting fired from Aquaman 2

Actress Amber Heard has refuted rumours about her not returning in the second part of hit superhero film, Aquaman, saying that she is looking forward to filming the project. After the news of Johnny Depp's ouster from his role in the "Fantastic Beasts" franchise,...

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