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COVID-19 pandemic | ICMR approves dry swab-direct RT-PCR method to scale up testing; here#39;s how it works

The new method for testing COVID-19 infection is a simple variation of the existing gold standard RT-PCR method and can easily scale up the testing by 2 to 3 fold with no new investment of resources.

28 Nov 2020 6:22 pm
Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe to visit Nepal on November 28

The ministrys announcement comes a day after Indias Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla wrapped up his maiden two-day visit to Nepal.

28 Nov 2020 5:33 pm
Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe to visit Nepal on Sunday

The ministrys announcement comes a day after Indias Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla wrapped up his maiden two-day visit to Nepal.

28 Nov 2020 5:33 pm
Who was Mohsen Fakhrizadeh and why his assassination raises fears of direct confrontation between Iran and Israel

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, a top Iranian nuclear scientist and a brigadier general in the elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), was assassinated on the outskirts of Tehran on November 23.

28 Nov 2020 5:13 pm
India controlling COVID-19 spread better than developed nations as cases, deaths per million lesser when compared

In comparison to the countries like the United States of America where the cases per million is 40,000, India has 6,731 cases per million as of November 28, 2020.

28 Nov 2020 4:10 pm
Sticking points as post-Brexit talks enter final phase

In seven months of negotiations, London and Brussels have still not been able to agree on the governance of the future agreement.

28 Nov 2020 3:58 pm
COVID-19: Scientists develop novel method to detect single coronavirus particles

The study, published in the journal ACS Sensors, demonstrated a new system for identifying single virus particles using an algorithm trained to detect changes in the current passing across silicon nanopores.

28 Nov 2020 3:57 pm
Sanjay Raut hits back at Devendra Fadnavis for his barb against CM Uddhav Thackeray

Earlier in the day, Fadnavis told reporters that he had not seen any chief minister in Maharashtra, other than Uddhav Thackeray, who threatened the opposition so much, and said his (the CM#39;#39;s) recent interview to #39;#39;Saamana#39;#39; (Shiv Sena mouthpiece) did not befit the constitutional post he held.

28 Nov 2020 3:39 pm
PM Modi#39;s presence to motivate company in quest to bridge unmet healthcare needs: Zydus Cadila

PM Modi visited Zydus Cadilas manufacturing facility near Ahmedabad, as he began his three-city visit to review ongoing coronavirus vaccine development work.

28 Nov 2020 3:38 pm
ADB approves $300 million policy-based loan to cash-strapped Pakistan

The announcement by the Philippines-headquartered lender came a week after Pakistan secured USD 800 million worth of debt freeze deals from 14 members of the G20.

28 Nov 2020 3:33 pm
Global Terrorism Index 2020: These 10 countries are the most impacted by terrorism

For the second year in a row, South Asia was the most impacted region by terrorism in 2019, recording more deaths than any other region, despite improvements in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India, said Global Terrorism Index 2020 report

28 Nov 2020 3:32 pm
Government should have consulted Sharad Pawar, Prakash Singh Badal on farm bills: Senior NCP leader Praful Patel

Farmers from Punjab and Haryana have been marching towards Delhi demanding repeal of the three farm laws, leading to showdown with the police.

28 Nov 2020 3:20 pm
Budget 2021-22: Here#39;s how you can share your ideas with government

To submit your ideas for Budget 2021-22, people need to register on The website will stop taking suggestions on November 30.

28 Nov 2020 3:13 pm
Data shows lifting of lockdown crucial behind green shoots in India#39;s key economic indicators

The Indian economy was hammered in the first quarter due to the COVID-19 pandemic and consequent lockdown, when economy most activity was halted.

28 Nov 2020 3:05 pm
Rising FDI indicates investors#39; preference for India#39;s enabling environment: Piyush Goyal

Despite COVID, FDI doubles year-on-year upwards arrow. Indicating global investors#39;#39; preference for India#39;#39;s enabling environment under PM @NarendraModi ji, FDI increased from USD 14.06 billion to USD 28.1 billion in the July-September quarter, he said in a tweet.

28 Nov 2020 3:04 pm
BJP to be blamed if Maharashtra faces second COVID-19 wave: Minister

The BJP will be responsible if the state is hit by a second wave of COVID-19 pandemic. The BJP is playing politics by gathering people (for protests), Sattar told reporters in Nanded on Friday.

28 Nov 2020 3:02 pm
Going by Q2 GDP numbers, India put up a better fight than some G20 economies

The GDP data have also shown that India is recovering better than other countries.

28 Nov 2020 2:51 pm
Market likely to cheer September Qtr GDP numbers on Tuesday: Umesh Mehta

As long as the Nifty50 does not break below the lower end of the rising channel there are very good chances for reaching 13500, and not immediately but after a few minor retracements.

28 Nov 2020 2:41 pm
COVID-19 vaccine | Participant of Covishield trial sends legal notice to SII, seeks Rs 5 crore compensation

The participant received the vaccine on October 1 and on October 11, he started experiencing severe headaches and was not able to respond to questions, said the notice to Serum Institute of India

28 Nov 2020 2:40 pm
As Nifty likely to consolidate in coming week, time to look beyond it

From here on, sustenance above 13,146 i.e. peak of long black bar seen in Wednesday#39;s session is essential to regain momentum on the upside.

28 Nov 2020 2:39 pm
Rupee likely to trade in narrow range of 73.68-74.24 next week, deploy short Iron Butterfly

The continuous inflow of foreign currency is acting as a supportive factor for Indian Rupee.

28 Nov 2020 2:17 pm
When and how of proactive hedging to trade with peace: Shubham Agarwal

Options have primarily been instruments that can help hedge the risk of those who would want to avoid them.

28 Nov 2020 2:16 pm
Iranian president Hassan Rouhani accuses Israel of killing nuclear scientist

Iran#39;s clerical and military rulers have threatened revenge for Friday#39;s killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, which could further increase tensions in the Middle East region and beyond.

28 Nov 2020 1:45 pm
#39;Delhi Chalo#39; explainer: What the farmers#39; protest is all about

On Saturday morning, it wasn#39;t clear if they will agree to move to the Burari ground on the outskirts of the city, where police said they can continue with their protest. Many protesters were demanding a better venue in the centre of Delhi. Originally, the protest was meant to be on November 26 and 27.

28 Nov 2020 1:20 pm
TMC MLAs have lost faith in Mamata Banerjee govt: Dilip Ghosh

Speaking to reporters, he asked that if TMC MLAs are unable to trust the party then how the common people will.

28 Nov 2020 12:55 pm
Tippling Point | The story of how GlenDronach became an iconic drink

GlenDronach obtained its official licence in 1823, quite early in a country where illegal hooch was the norm for centuries. It was second only to Glenlivet, that supreme Scotch expression, in obtaining official permission to distill whisky.

28 Nov 2020 12:47 pm
Analysts bet on these 10 stocks that can return up to 29%

Here are 10 stocks where analysts initiated coverage with a buy rating in November

28 Nov 2020 11:45 am
PM Narendra Modi reviews vaccine development at Zydus Cadila facility in Gujarat

Wearing a PPE kit, Modi reviewed the vaccine development process at the Zydus Cadila research centre in Changodar industrial area, over 20 km from Ahmedabad.

28 Nov 2020 11:35 am
2020 Audi RS7 Review: Can it be your ultimate everyday car?

A look at whether this 600hp, four-door torpedo strikes the right balance between being enthralling, engaging and practical.

28 Nov 2020 11:33 am
China#39;s first domestically made nuclear reactor goes online

The reactor, which was connected to the national grid on Friday, can generate 10 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity each year and cut carbon emissions by 8.16 million tons, according to China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC).

28 Nov 2020 11:29 am
30 years of Michael Madana Kama Rajan: An ode to Kamal Haasan#39;s genius

Over the years, MMKR has acquired vintage status along with Pesum Padam (Pushpak). It has taken its position as among the best of comedies put together by Haasan.

28 Nov 2020 10:48 am
Delhi#39;s air quality deteriorates to #39;poor#39; zone

The 24-hour average AQI was 137 on Friday, 302 on Thursday and 413 on Wednesday.

28 Nov 2020 10:47 am
Coronavirus update: COVID-19 caseload in India climbs to over 93.5 lakh; recovery rate over 93%

The total coronavirus cases increased to 93,51,109 and the death toll climbed to 1,36,200 with the virus claiming 485 more lives, the data updated at 8 am showed.

28 Nov 2020 10:39 am
Record Rs 65,317 crore monthly FII inflow in November drives rally across segments

Coming to the positive mood, this November inflow has taken the total year-to-date FII inflow to over Rs 1 lakh crore, at Rs 1,07,562.09 crore.

28 Nov 2020 10:16 am
Offload unsold inventories, don#39;t hang on to it: Union minister Hardeep Puri tells builders

Addressing a virtual conference organised by realtors#39;#39; body NAREDCO, the minister said the circle rates need to come down.

28 Nov 2020 10:13 am
Coronavirus state-wise tally November 28: COVID-19 cases in Madhya Pradesh cross 2-lakh mark

With more than 18.08 lakh COVID-19 cases, Maharashtra has reported the highest number of infections, followed by Karnataka (8.81 lakh) and Andhra Pradesh (8.66 lakh).

28 Nov 2020 10:06 am
PM Modi Visits Vaccine Facilities LIVE Updates: PM reaches Zydus plant to review COVID-19 vaccine development

PM Modi is also scheduled to visit Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Biotech#39;s facility in Hyderabad later today.

28 Nov 2020 9:39 am
International flights on November 28: Here are flights operated by Air India under Vande Bharat Mission

International flights: Check flights leaving for and from India to bring back stranded Indians.

28 Nov 2020 8:40 am
4 things to avoid when markets trade at record highs

Markets are overheated now, and therefore, its vital to exercise caution. Picking up the right stock at a fair price should be the focus, instead of buying stocks with lower valuations with no change in a company#39;s fundamentals.

28 Nov 2020 8:05 am
Burger King trades at over 40% premium in grey market ahead of IPO

Burger King decided to launch its Rs 810-crore maiden public issue on December 2 and close on December 4.

28 Nov 2020 8:02 am
Why should you remain invested in performing blue chips, though better performance may come from some dark horses

The ideal investment strategy to play this segment would be to invest through mutual funds.

28 Nov 2020 8:01 am
Book Review | The City Makers is an empowering tribute to women reshaping urban India

The book is a fascinating introduction to the world of community-led governance and along the way, it busts several myths about housing and urban poor.

28 Nov 2020 7:43 am
Wall St gains, Nasdaq hits record high as holiday shopping begins

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 37.9 points, or 0.13%, to 29,910.37; the SP 500 gained 8.7 points, or 0.24%, at 3,638.35; and the Nasdaq Composite added 111.44 points, or 0.92%, at 12,205.85.

28 Nov 2020 7:35 am
US appeals court rejects Donald Trump appeal over Pennsylvania race

The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals echoed a string of other courts in finding the Trump campaign offered no evidence of any election fraud. Instead, the court said the campaigns claims have no merit. Free, fair elections are the lifeblood of our democracy. Charges of unfairness are serious.

28 Nov 2020 7:34 am
Cyclone Nivar: PM modi speaks with Tamil Nadu CM; kin of deceased to get Rs 2 lakh, injured Rs 50,000

The PMO said the monetary assistance to the next of kin of the deceased and to the injured will be provided from the Prime Minister#39;s National Relief Fund (PMNRF) and central teams are being sent to the state to assist in the rescue and relief work.

28 Nov 2020 7:23 am
Rahul Gandhi holds virtual meet with West Bengal leaders to discuss Left-Congress alliance for 2021 polls

According to the state Congress leadership, Gandhi enquired about the seat-sharing deal between the two parties.

28 Nov 2020 7:22 am
Global Terrorism Index 2020: South Asia most impacted region by terrorism, India 8th most affected country

Afghanistan was the most affected by terrorism followed by Iraq, while India ranked 8th on the Global Terrorism Index 2020. The global economic impact of terrorism was estimated at $26.4 billion in 2019, down 25 percent over the previous year

27 Nov 2020 10:05 pm
GDP contracts by 7.5% in Q2; here#39;s a look at how various sectors performed

It is a significant improvement in comparison to Indias GDP in the April-June quarter of the current fiscal which saw an unprecedented 23.9 percent drop during the early stages of nationwide lockdown induced by novel coronavirus pandemic. Sectors such as agriculture, fishing continues to grow in the second quarter of FY21.

27 Nov 2020 8:44 pm
Global maize prices seen ruling firm this season on higher offtake, lower closing stocks

Agencies are forecasting maize production between 1.14 billion tonnes and 1.16 billion tonnes, up from last seasons output pegged between 1.1 billion tonnes and 1.14 billion tonnes

27 Nov 2020 8:43 pm
BJP names former Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi its candidate for Rajya Sabha poll in state

Sushil Kumar Modi, former Deputy CM of Bihar, had been kept out of the state Cabinet this time around, despite the BJP managing to secure more seats during the Bihar Assembly polls than its alliance partner, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal (United)

27 Nov 2020 8:36 pm