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 Stories dated 2019-11-20

Sena CM-led Maha govt to be in place by Dec 1st week: Raut
A first, extraterrestrial sugar found in space rocks
  • A first, extraterrestrial sugar found in space rocks(10:16)
    Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) In a first, an international team has found sugars essential to life in meteorites -- supporting the hypothesis that chemical reactions in asteroids can make some of life's ingredients.
Apple releases iOS 13.2.3 with more bug fixes
Released Lynn so that we could bid for you: KKR CEO tells Yuvraj
  • Released Lynn so that we could bid for you: KKR CEO tells Yuvraj(10:08)
    New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Following Yuvraj Singh's criticism of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for releasing Australian batsman Chris Lynn for next year's edition of the Indian Premier League, franchise CEO Venky Mysore has come out with a cheeky response to the former Indian all-rounder.
Plug-in smart speaker Amazon Echo Flex now in India
Amid Maha logjam, Pawar-PM to meet in Parliament
  • Amid Maha logjam, Pawar-PM to meet in Parliament(10:00)
    New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday afternoon in Parliament to discuss issues related to farmers distress in Maharashtra.
Twitter warns UK's Conservative Party for renaming a/c
  • Twitter warns UK's Conservative Party for renaming a/c(09:54)
    London, Nov 20 (IANS) Micro-blogging platform Twitter has warned Britain's Conservative Party that it will take "decisive corrective action" against it if it continues to mislead the public after it temprarily renamed its Twitter handle as a fact-checking organization during a key political debate.
Davis Cup Finals: Nadal beats Khachanov; Canada enter quarters
  • Davis Cup Finals: Nadal beats Khachanov; Canada enter quarters(09:46)
    Madrid, Nov 20 (IANS) World No. 1 Rafael Nadal helped Spain pull even against Russia at the Davis Cup Finals before countrymen Marcel Granollers and Feliciano Lopez teamed up to clinch the Group B round-robin win in the decisive doubles match.
Female leopard that killed boy, trapped
  • Female leopard that killed boy, trapped(09:42)
    Lakhimpur, Nov 20 (IANS) A team of officials from the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve (DTR), in a joint operation with Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), caught a three-year-old female leopard that had killed a 7-year-old boy and preyed upon a few domestic cattle in Isanagar area of Lakhimpur Kheri.
Markets open on positive note
Abe becomes Japan's longest-serving Prime Minister
Deciding WC final on boundary count 'not really cricket': Kane
  • Deciding WC final on boundary count 'not really cricket': Kane(09:38)
    Mount Maunganui (New Zealand), Nov 20 (IANS) New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson is still not over the dramatic loss which his side suffered in the 2019 World Cup final against England, saying deciding the result on boundary count was "not really cricket".
Google Assistant begins streaming curated audio news
  • Google Assistant begins streaming curated audio news(09:32)
    San Francisco, Nov 20 (IANS) Google has introduced a new service called "Your News Update" that will let Google Assistant stream short news stories based on your interests, location, history and preferences, as well as the top news stories.
Break in surge of petrol price after 6 days
  • Break in surge of petrol price after 6 days(09:30)
    New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) After a rise for six consecutive days, the petrol prices did not show any increase on Wednesday and the diesel rates also remained static as the Brent crude oil rates dropped in the international market.
Tyga to perform in Mumbai for the 1st time
David Miller to play for Hobart Hurricanes in 2019-20 BBL
Undertrial caught with lover in hotel room
  • Undertrial caught with lover in hotel room(09:18)
    Deoria (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 20 (IANS) In an interesting incident, an undertrial was caught here with his lover in a hotel room while the three constables, who were escorting him for a court hearing, were found enjoying a meal in the adjoining room.
10 farmers held in Mathura for stubble burning
Sunni Board distances itself from AIMPLB on Ayodhya
  • Sunni Board distances itself from AIMPLB on Ayodhya(09:08)
    Lucknow, Nov 20 (IANS) The Sunni Waqf Board has said that it is distancing itself from the decision of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on the filing of a review petition against the Supreme Court verdict on the Ayodhya title suit.
3 detained in Home Guard office fire case in UP
  • 3 detained in Home Guard office fire case in UP(09:06)
    Gautam Buddha Nagar, Nov 20 (IANS) Three persons have been detained for questioning in connection with the fire in the office of the District Commandant, Home Guards, in Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Buddha Nagar, police said.
Jennifer Lee hopes to open path for more women in Disney
Tottenham sack head coach Mauricio Pochettino
  • PSUs underspent their CSR funds by 43% in FY18(08:58)
    New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) It seems state-run companies are either sitting over-ambitious targets for corporate social responsibility (CSR) or it's their financial compulsions that they end up spending less towards CSR.
Maradona quits as Gimnasia boss
  • Maradona quits as Gimnasia boss(08:56)
    Buenos Aires, Nov 20 (IANS) Football legend Diego Maradona has resigned as head coach of Gimnasia La Plata, just 11 weeks after taking charge of the Argentine Superliga side.
List of business in RS on Wednesday
  • List of business in RS on Wednesday(08:54)
    New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah will on Wednesday table papers in the Rajya Sabha related to Maharashtra, which has been waiting for its government formation ever since its October Assembly election. Besides the Surrogacy Bill and Transgender Protection Bill will also come up for consideration.