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 Stories dated 2019-11-21

Plastic ban to be strictly implemented in Kerala
Of melody and malaise in the world
  • Of melody and malaise in the world(17:50)
    New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Just back from touring the US with his sons, Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, who performed at a synagogue, a church, besides delivering a lecture at a university there says that violence seeping in every society in the world is what disturbs him the most.
Total unanimity between Congress, NCP on Maharashtra: Chavan
  • Total unanimity between Congress, NCP on Maharashtra: Chavan(17:50)
    New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The Congress on Thursday said that it has resolved all the issues on government formation in Maharashtra with its alliance partner Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and there is complete unanimity between the two parties.
Big B: Cinema can disintegrate discrimination in society
  • Big B: Cinema can disintegrate discrimination in society(17:48)
    Panaji, Nov 21 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan on Thursday made a strong pitch for cinema as a unifying medium in order to disintegrate the system that divides people on the lines of colour, caste and religion.
UK Sikh groups confer 'Lifetime Achievement' award on Imran
  • UK Sikh groups confer 'Lifetime Achievement' award on Imran(17:46)
    London, Nov 21 (IANS) Two leading separatist British Sikh organisations conferred 'Lifetime Achievement' award to Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan for the Kartarpur corridor at the City Hall during the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.
Apple launches smart battery case for iPhone 11 series
Mamata slams PSU divestment, suggests all-party meet (Lead)
  • Mamata slams PSU divestment, suggests all-party meet (Lead)(17:42)
    Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Opposing disinvestment of Public Sector Undertakings, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said it could gradually lead to disinvestment of the country itself and urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to consult experts and, if need be, call an all-party meeting on the issue.
Paswan misused post, not eligible to be a minister: AAP
  • Paswan misused post, not eligible to be a minister: AAP(17:32)
    New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Member of Rajya Sabha from Delhi Sanjay Singh on Thursday said Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan has lied and misused his post and is not "eligible" to be a Minister.
VMware targets SMEs for further growth in India
  • VMware targets SMEs for further growth in India(17:30)
    Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) After making its technology available to some of India's biggest organisations including the State Bank of India and Bharti Airtel, enterprise software major VMware is now eying small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to accelerate its pace of growth in the country, according to the company's top executives.
DUSU President, others detained during pro-JNU protest (Lead)
  • DUSU President, others detained during pro-JNU protest (Lead)(17:24)
    New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Several students, including top members of RSS student wing ABVP and the DUSU, were detained after a scuffle between protesters and security personnel near the Parliament Street police station on Thursday during a march to the HRD Ministry to oppose the proposed JNU hostel fee hike.
Modi congratulates Agatha Sangma on her wedding
  • Modi congratulates Agatha Sangma on her wedding(17:18)
    Tura (Meghalaya), Nov 21 (IANS) Former Union Minister and sitting Lok Sabha member, Agatha Sangma on Thursday tied the knot with her fiance Patrick Rongma Marak, at Sacred Heart Church here.
Stop using Google Translate for film synopsis: IFFI jury member
  • Stop using Google Translate for film synopsis: IFFI jury member(17:16)
    Panaji, Nov 21 (IANS) Harish Bhimani, a popular voice-over artist and member of the jury for the Indian Panorama section at the 50th International Film Festival of India, on Thursday, asked the organisers of the event to stop relying on Google Translate software to translate synopses of films.
Niti Aayog asks India Inc to assess CSR impact
'Modi Ji Ki Beti' grabs attention at NFDC Film Bazaar (Lead)
China striving for 'phase one' trade deal with US
Galaxy S11 may come with a 120Hz high refresh rate display
  • Baseline Ventures to take legal action against VFI(16:54)
    New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Baseline Ventures are contemplating to take legal action against the Volleyball Federation of India (VFI) after it announced it has terminated the contract with the company, who were the co-owners of Pro Volleyball League (PVL), due to "breach of agreement".
Delhi produces 10,500 metric tonnes of waste per day
  • Delhi produces 10,500 metric tonnes of waste per day(16:52)
    New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The national capital generates 10,500 metric tonnes of waste per day, out of which 5,775 metric tonnes is processed, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs informed the Lok Sabha on Thursday.
11 batsmen fall for a duck in U-16 Harris Shield match
  • 11 batsmen fall for a duck in U-16 Harris Shield match(16:50)
    Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) In one of a kind incident, not even a single batsman of the Children's Welfare Centre School team was able to score a run against Swami Vivekanand School (SVIS) in a U-16 Harris Shield match.
Abu Dhabi T10 daily raffle draw game-changer for many
  • Abu Dhabi T10 daily raffle draw game-changer for many(16:48)
    Abu Dhabi, Nov 21 (IANS) A 10,000 Dirham might not be a large amount for many well-off people in the UAE. However, it is a huge amount for a labourer who earns merely 800 Dirham per month. For him, a 10k Dirham is more than a year's income. Every day, one lucky cricket fan attending the Aldar Properties Abu Dhabi T10 walks away with 10K Dirham in cash once his ticket is picked up through the raffle draw.
Militant aide involved in arson held in Awantipora
  • Militant aide involved in arson held in Awantipora(16:46)
    Awantipora (Jammu and Kashmir), Nov 21 (IANS) Awantipora Police on Thursday arrested a man who is allegedly an associate of a terrorist. He used to threaten and intimidate locals in Tral area, the police said.
Team India ready for historic Pink Ball Test
  • Team India ready for historic Pink Ball Test(16:44)
    Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) The Indian cricketers are all set to feature in the historic Pink Ball Test at the iconic Eden Gardens when they will take on Bangladesh here from Friday.
  • Docmentary to trace #MeToo movement across India(16:44)
    Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) A documentary film, "Man Woman #MeToo", is set to will decode the #MeToo movement in India that united women to boldly stand up and raise their voice against sexual harassment.
ABVP-DUSU march to HRD Ministry stopped by police
  • ABVP-DUSU march to HRD Ministry stopped by police(16:42)
    New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The RSS-affiliated ABVP and the DUSU's joint march to the Human Resource Development Ministry on Thursday to protest the proposed hostel fee hike in the Jawaharlal Nehru University was stopped by police near the Parliament Road police station.
Would like to have practice match before Pink Ball Test: Mominul
  • Would like to have practice match before Pink Ball Test: Mominul(16:40)
    Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Bangladesh skipper Mominul Haque on Thursday echoed his Indian counterpart Virat Kohli's sentiments, saying practice matches before playing a Day-Night Test would be better, ahead of the first pink ball test between the two nations at Eden Gardens here.