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 Stories dated 2019-11-20

NASA gets new partners for Artemis programme
  • NASA gets new partners for Artemis programme(14:58)
    Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) As NASA prepares to return humans to the Moon in 2024, the agency has added five American companies to the pool of vendors that will be eligible to bid on proposals to provide deliveries to the surface of the Moon through the agencys Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) initiative.
D/N Test: The pitch looks good, I am very excited - Ganguly
  • D/N Test: The pitch looks good, I am very excited - Ganguly(14:56)
    Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) India are set to play their maiden Day-Night Test against Bangladesh at the historic Eden Gardens from Friday and BCCI President Sourav Ganguly is an excited man. The former Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) President has taken it on himself to ensure that everything is in place as the venue gets ready for D-Day.
Johnson, Corbyn clash over Brexit in first TV debate
Tanishaa Mukerji, Siddhanth Kapoor to star in 'Khabees'
30% rise in skin problems due to pollution (LEAD)
  • 30% rise in skin problems due to pollution (LEAD)(14:48)
    New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) With the air quality worsening in the Delhi-NCR region, health experts on Wednesday revealed that doctors have observed 30 per cent jump in skin related problems here.
Virendra Sehwag promotes 'Inside Edge Season 2'
  • Virendra Sehwag promotes 'Inside Edge Season 2'(14:48)
    Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Former India opener Virendra Sehwag has teamed up with actor Gaurav Kapoor for a special video to promote the upcoming second season of the Amazon Original Series "Inside Edge".
Indian personal care industry is echoing veganism
  • Indian personal care industry is echoing veganism(14:46)
    New Delhi, Nov 20IANSlife) The personal care industry offers more options than ever before, and has something for everyone, even vegans. Homegrown Indian brands are catching on the trend, whether with entire vegan lines or a few products. But, why are they making the switch?
Govt mulling converting India Post Bank to small fin bank
Paris Hilton: I'm all natural
  • Paris Hilton: I'm all natural(14:44)
    Los Angeles, Nov 20 (IANS) Socialite and TV personality Paris Hilton is proud of being "all natural" when it comes to her looks.
Delhi water sampling panel should be non-political: Paswan
Will work with Rajinikanth for welfare of TN: Kamal Haasan
D/N Test: Atmosphere at Eden will be like ODI or T20I -- Vettori
  • D/N Test: Atmosphere at Eden will be like ODI or T20I -- Vettori(14:36)
    Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) Former New Zealand spinner Daniel Vettori, who was recently appointed Bangladesh spin bowling coach, on Wednesday said Day-Night Tests is the future, adding that he expects the atmosphere during the first-ever pink ball match in India to be like a One-Day International or a T2OI.
BHU Sanskrit Prof row: Who is Feroz Khan?
  • BHU Sanskrit Prof row: Who is Feroz Khan?(14:34)
    Varanasi, Nov 20 (IANS) Feroz Khan, whose appointment as professor in the Sanskrit Department of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) has triggered protests, is actually a 'Hindu by karam (act)'.
TCS partners Qualcomm to launch Hyderabad innovation hub
Slovakia beat Azerbaijan 2-0 in Euro 2020 qualifiers
  • Slovakia beat Azerbaijan 2-0 in Euro 2020 qualifiers(14:28)
    Bratislava (Slovakia), Nov 20 (IANS) Slovakia missed out on automatic qualification for Euro 2020, ending up third in Group E despite a 2-0 win against bottom side Azerbaijan in their final qualifying match.
Twitter users pay tributes to Tipu Sultan on birth anniv
  • Twitter users pay tributes to Tipu Sultan on birth anniv(14:26)
    New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Twitter users on Wednesday paid rich tributes to Tipu Sultan on his birth anniversary, with many posting the quotes of the king of the erstwhile kingdom of Mysore as also pictures of his prized possessions with hashtags Tipusultan, SherEHindTipuSultan, TipuJayanti and TigerOfMysore.
Zareen Khan: Homosexuality should be addressed in cinema
  • Zareen Khan: Homosexuality should be addressed in cinema(14:26)
    Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Bollywood actress Zareen Khan, who portrays a homosexual character in the upcoming film "Hum Bhi Akele Tum Bhi Akele", feels cinema should be used to normalise the elder generation to start a conversation on homosexuality.
Congress stages walkout from LS over Ch'garh paddy issue
  • Congress stages walkout from LS over Ch'garh paddy issue(14:16)
    New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Congress on Wednesday created a storm in the Lok Sabha over the issue of paddy procurement in Chhattisgarh, staging a walkout on the issue. The party accused the government of discriminating against elected state government.
30% rise in skin problems due to pollution
  • 30% rise in skin problems due to pollution(14:14)
    New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) With pollution levels dropping to the lowest level in a month in the Delhi-NCR region, health experts on Wednesday revealed that doctors have observed 30 per cent jump in skin related problems in the national capital.
Photos show evidence of life on Mars, claims scientist
Pope embarks on Thailand, Japan visit
  • Pope embarks on Thailand, Japan visit(14:02)
    Vatican City, Nov 20 (IANS) Pope Francis on Wednesday began his visit to Thailand and Japan, where he will spread a message of peace and promote denuclearisation.
Home Ministry asks states to enforce ban on e-cigarette
Refugees only want a better life: IFFI opening film Director
  • Refugees only want a better life: IFFI opening film Director(14:00)
    Panaji, Nov 20 (IANS) The refugee crisis in Europe is a fall out of problems created by some European nations and the US in underdeveloped countries like Syria, said Goran Paskaljevic, director of 'Despite the Fog', the opening film of the 50th edition of the International Film Festival of India on Wednesday.
  • Special Olympics Bharat -- Maharashtra team trains with Mumbai City FC(13:58)
    Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) The Special Olympics Bharat (SO Bharat) Maharashtra team was invited by the Indian Super League side Mumbai City FC to their training session where they got a chance to meet, interact and practice with the Islanders' first team ahead of World Children's Day.
No classes in Jadavpur University as teachers' cease work
  • No classes in Jadavpur University as teachers' cease work(13:50)
    Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) Classes were not held in the Jadavpur University for the second day on Wednesday following a cease work by the teachers demanding the total implementation of the latest revised pay scale recommended by the University Grants Commission (UGC).