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Level of testing should not be scaled down: Tamil Nadu govt to DMs

Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary K Shanmugam said districts with a positivity rate above 3% should scale up testing in a focused manner

28 Nov 2020 9:06 pm
Serum Institute to apply for emergency use of Covid vaccine in next 2 weeks

The company is the the world's largest vaccine manufacturer.

28 Nov 2020 8:27 pm
PM Modi tours 3 cities, takes stock of coronavirus vaccine development

PM Modi visited the Zydus Biotech Park in Ahmedabad, Bharat Biotech in Hyderabad and Serum Institute of India in Pune.

28 Nov 2020 8:04 pm
Volunteer for Oxford's Covid-19 vaccine seeks Rs 5 crore compensation

The vaccine 'Covishield' is being manufactured by Pune-based Serum Institute of India

28 Nov 2020 6:17 pm
EPFO extends deadline to submit life certificate by pensioners till Feb 28

The pensioners who could not submit their life certificates till November 30 deadline, would get pension every month till February

28 Nov 2020 5:48 pm
Cox & Kings money laundering case: ED detects fund diversion of Rs 7,000 cr

An earlier estimation from ED stood at about Rs 5,500 crore

28 Nov 2020 4:50 pm
PM visit will motivate us to 'bridge unmet healthcare needs': Zydus Cadila

Modi visited Zydus Cadila's manufacturing facility near Ahmedabad to take stock of the development of a Covid-19 vaccine.

28 Nov 2020 3:16 pm
Max Financial gets Irdai nod for share swap agreement with Mitsui Sumitomo

Irdai's approval takes Max Financial Services one step closer to the consummation of its deal with private lender Axis Bank

28 Nov 2020 2:46 pm
28 Nov 2020 2:45 pm
DATA STORY: After 3 days, India's active Covid cases see net decline, down 615

India on Friday conducted 1,157,605 coronavirus tests, taking the total count of tests conducted so far in the country to 138,220,354. The test positivity rate recorded was 3.6%

28 Nov 2020 2:44 pm
India Coronavirus Dispatch: What does '90% efficacy' for a vaccine mean?

Students aspiring to study abroad may face tougher competition in 2021, AstraZeneca's manufacturing error casts doubt over its potential, and other news relevant to India's fight against the pandemic

28 Nov 2020 2:35 pm
Check India vs Australia 2nd ODI live streaming and toss timing details

India's battered bowling unit will have little time to regroup and limited resources at its disposal. Check IND vs AUS live telecast and free channels here

28 Nov 2020 2:26 pm
Australia vs India: Indian players fined 20 per cent for slow over-rate

David Boon of the ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees imposed the sanction after Virat Kohli's side was ruled to be one over short of the target after time allowances were taken into consideration

28 Nov 2020 2:22 pm
India vs Australia: Longest ODI game I have played in, says Steve Smith

Australia batsman Steve Smith, who scored 105 off 66 balls in the first ODI to help Australia beat India, said that Friday's game was the longest that he has played in

28 Nov 2020 2:10 pm
Ind vs Aus: Lot has change for better after becoming a father, says Pandya

After having a splendid performance with the bat in the first ODI against Australia at Sydney Cricket Ground, India all-rounder Hardik Pandya shed light on fatherhood

28 Nov 2020 2:09 pm
FanCode to live stream New Zealand vs West Indies cricket match in India

FanCode, India's premier digital sports destination for fans, has collaborated with New Zealand Cricket (NZC) and Amazon Prime Video to exclusively live stream all NZC international matches in India

28 Nov 2020 2:09 pm
AUS vs IND: Stoinis limps off the field, Smith finds Green apt replacement

Australia's pace-bowling all-rounder Marcus Stoinis limped off the field during his seventh over -- 33rd of the innings -- of the first ODI against India on Friday

28 Nov 2020 2:09 pm
IND vs AUS: Virat Kohli's Sunday challenge - Improve ODI average at SCG

Apart from trying to help India draw level with Australia in the One day International series, Kohli faces a personal challenge when his side takes on the hosts in the second ODI on Nov 29

28 Nov 2020 2:01 pm
Can get you in as a counter attacking batsman: Kohli to Harry Kane

England football team captain Harry Kane tweeted a video of his batting skills with tennis ball in an indoor nets

28 Nov 2020 2:01 pm
AUS vs IND: Found rhythm but there wasn't a lot of pressure, says mith

Australian batsman Steve Smith found his 'rhythm' with a cracking hundred against India in the first ODI but admitted that there wasn't much pressure unlike other times

28 Nov 2020 2:01 pm
Covid-19 Factoid: Maha, Raj battle a surge while TN sees new cases decline

Maharashtra added over 6,000 new cases every day over last three days while Rajasthan has been adding over 3,000 each since the last seven days

28 Nov 2020 1:52 pm
IND vs AUS 2nd ODI: Virat Kohli and co need their 'A' game to save series

With no back-up all-rounders or a plan B in place, India will have to execute its plan A perfectly

28 Nov 2020 1:41 pm
IRDAI approves Max Financial Service to increase its stake in Max Life

Through a share swap transaction with Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company

28 Nov 2020 1:41 pm
28 Nov 2020 1:36 pm
Aditya Birla Capital allots 1.67 lakh equity shares under ESOP

Consequent to the above allotment, the Paid-up Equity Share Capital of the Company will increase from 24,14,79,08,640 (i.e. 2,41,47,90,864 equity shares of face value 10/- each) to 24,14,95,88,140 (i.e. 2,41,49,58,814 Fully Paid-up Equity Shares of 10/- each).

28 Nov 2020 1:34 pm
World Coronavirus Dispatch: Recovery warrants wrestling with human nature

Boris Johnson is facing Tories rebellion over Covid tier system, the virus may keep evolving even after vaccine arrival and other-pandemic related news across the globe

28 Nov 2020 1:04 pm
Check AUS vs IND 2nd ODI head to head, playing 11, Sydney weather details

Captain Kohli may bring Kuldeep Yadav and Shardul Thakur in India playing 11 for the second ODI after lacklusture performance of Yuzvendra Chahal and Navdeep Saini in first ODI

28 Nov 2020 12:58 pm
Maha CM, Guv not to accompany PM during his Serum Institute visit in Pune

Maharashtra Governor, CM Uddhav Thackeray will not accompany PM Narendra Modi during his visit to the Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII) on Saturday.

28 Nov 2020 12:44 pm
Delhi's air quality deteriorates to 'poor' category on Saturday

Delhi's air quality slipped back into the 'poor' category on Saturday, a day after it had improved significantly due to favourable wind speed

28 Nov 2020 12:38 pm
YouTube brings limited support for 8K video playback on Android TV app

The latest YouTube for Android TV update has reportedly started rolling out limited support for 8K streaming.

28 Nov 2020 12:33 pm
China builds a village, takes its South China Sea strategy to the Himalayas

China completed construction of a new village high in the mountains where the Chinese region of Tibet meets the kingdom of Bhutan

28 Nov 2020 12:11 pm
Lab to clinic: The genesis of coronavirus vaccine conversation in India

Listen to the podcast to know how a meeting at the PMO spurred vaccine talks within govt

28 Nov 2020 11:28 am
Petrol consumption up 4.5 per cent, diesel down 7.3 per cent in November

The Indian basket crude oil touched $47.41 a barrel on November 26 as against average crude oil prices of $41 a barrel in the first fortnight of November this year

28 Nov 2020 11:17 am
Farmers at Singhu, Tikri border refuse to head to Delhi protest site

Thousands of farmers gathered at the Singhu border held a meeting on Saturday morning amid heavy security presence and decided to continue demonstrating there

28 Nov 2020 10:25 am
Farmers protest: Two lakh more set to reach Delhi in 40km-long cavalcade

The largest among the 31 farm organizations in Punjab protesting the central government's Farm Laws set out for Delhi on Saturday in a cavalcade that stretches for 40 km

28 Nov 2020 10:25 am
US sanctions Russian, Chinese firms for supporting Iran missile programme

The US has imposed sanctions on four companies from China and Russia for supporting Iran's missile programme that remains a 'significant proliferation concern'.

28 Nov 2020 10:05 am
ASMA 'India's Top 20 Women Leaders in Education 2020' Honours Trailblazing Women Leaders in Indian Education, celebrating the success stories and achievements of women leaders in education

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], November 28 (ANI/PRNewswire): The ASMA 'India's Top 20 Women Leaders in Education 2020', powered by UniApply virtual event was held on 27th November 2020 under the theme The Trailblazing Women Leaders in Indian Education.The pioneering virtual event and award ceremony celebrated the success stories, contributions and achievements of women leaders in the field of education. The event witnessed over 100 nominations, more than 2000 registrations and participation from ov

28 Nov 2020 10:00 am
GIBS ranked as the 14th Best B School in Karnataka and the 20th Best Outstanding B School of Excellence in India by Competition Success Review (CSR) magazine

New Delhi [India], November 28 (ANI/SRV Media): Global Institute of Business Studies (GIBS), Bangalore, has been ranked as the 14th best B-School in Karnataka and the 20th Best Outstanding B School of Excellence in India by Competition Success Review (CSR), a popular magazine meant for students preparing for competitive examinations in different areas.

28 Nov 2020 10:00 am
Covid-19 in US cases surpass 13 million mark, says Johns Hopkins

In yet another grim milestone, the overall number of coronavirus cases in the US, currently the world's worst-hit country, has surpassed the 13 million mark, according to the Johns Hopkins University

28 Nov 2020 9:53 am
PM reaches Ahmedabad to review coronavirus vaccine development

Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed here on Saturday as part of his three-city visit to ireview coronavirus vaccine development work at facilities there

28 Nov 2020 9:53 am
Covid-19: WHO warns countries with falling cases to stay 'vigilant'

Countries with decreasing Covid-19 numbers still need to stay 'vigilant', a top World Health Organization official said

28 Nov 2020 9:43 am
Rahul holds meet with Bengal leaders to discuss alliance for 2021 polls

Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday held a virtual meeting with Bengal unit leaders and discussed various aspects of the party's alliance with the Left Front for 2021 Assembly elections

28 Nov 2020 9:13 am
Leh announces fresh Covid restrictions, night curfew from Saturday

Fresh restrictions to curb the spread of Covid-19 will come into force from Saturday in Leh district of Ladakh Union Territory

28 Nov 2020 9:06 am
Punjab farmers to hold meeting on Saturday for next course of action

Farmer said they would hold a meeting on Saturday to decide the next course of action even as they were in favour of going to Burari to hold an agitation over Centre's farm bills

28 Nov 2020 9:06 am
India's Cartosat-2F, Russia's Kanopus-V satellites barely miss collision

India's 700 kg cartography satellite Cartosat-2F and Russia's 450 kg Kanopus-V satellite had a near miss in the outer space on Friday morning

28 Nov 2020 8:58 am
Gehlot allegations against BJP baseless: Rajasthan BJP chief Satish Poonia

Rajasthan BJP chief Satish Poonia on Friday termed Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's allegation of the party trying to destabilise the state government as baseless.

28 Nov 2020 8:58 am
CWC remembers Patel, Gogoi's contribution towards building party over years

CWC remembers Patel, Gogoi's contribution towards building party over years

28 Nov 2020 8:52 am
Society needs to change perception towards vocational courses: Sisodia

Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia on Friday said it was necessary to change the attitude of society towards vocational courses as they provide 'excellent employment and business opportunities'

28 Nov 2020 8:52 am