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Delhi Teachers' Association blame AAP govt for defeat in DUTA polls
Holiday declared for Chennai schools, colleges on Monday
Delhi sees one Covid death for 2nd consecutive day, 32 new cases
  • Delhi sees one Covid death for 2nd consecutive day, 32 new cases(20:30)

    New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Delhi recorded another Covid death on Sunday, taking total fatalities to 25,097, while there were 32 new cases in the last 24 hours, raising the tally to 14,40,866, the Health Department bulletin said.

    National Health/Medicine THE GREAT VACCINE RUSH
IND v NZ: All three results are possible if we bat with some good intent, says Ronchi
  • IND v NZ: All three results are possible if we bat with some good intent, says Ronchi(20:28)

    Kanpur, Nov 28 (IANS) New Zealand fielding coach Luke Ronchi said on Sunday that all three results were possible in the ongoing first Test between India and New Zealand if the tourists bat with good intent. He admitted that it was tough for his team to apply pressure on the Indian team after reducing them to 51/5 on day four at the Green Park Stadium. At stumps on day four, New Zealand were 4/1, with 280 runs left to chase on the final day with nine wickets in hand on Monday.

    Sports
People of Tripura prefer politics of good governance: Modi
  • People of Tripura prefer politics of good governance: Modi(20:26)

    New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Referring to the BJP's stunning performance in Tripura civic elections for which polling was held on November 25, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the people of the state gave a clear message that they prefer politics of good governance.

    National
'Role Model' award for intellectually disabled Devanshi Joshi
  • 'Role Model' award for intellectually disabled Devanshi Joshi(20:14)

    New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) For the past two and half years, 27-year-old Devanshi Joshi has been working in the fashion department of Big Bazaar in a plush south Delhi locality. She completes all the assigned tasks without seeking concessions, with great dedication, enthusiasm, and responsibility, contributing on par with other team members.

    National
Karnataka Police crack Andhra woman's murder case, arrest 2
T10: Explosive Gayle, Salt propel Team Abu Dhabi to big win
Indonesia Open: Viktor Axelsen, An Seyoung win men, women's singles titles
Rains continue to lash Tamil Nadu, NDRF on alert
  • Rains continue to lash Tamil Nadu, NDRF on alert(19:58)

    Chennai, Nov 28 (IANS) Heavy rains continued to lash several parts of Tamil Nadu, including Chennai and adjoining districts, on Sunday, leading to waterlogging and inundation in many parts of the state.

    National Environment/Wildlife
Prasoon Joshi receives 52nd IFFI's Film Personality of the Year award
  • Prasoon Joshi receives 52nd IFFI's Film Personality of the Year award(19:54)

    Panaji, Nov 28 (IANS) Underlining the fact that India's diversity was really amazing, renowned lyricist and creative writer Prasoon Joshi on Sunday pointed out that if there was no platform for all segments to tell their stories, India's rich diversity would not show in her cinema.

    Cinema/Showbiz
Paramjeet Kumar becomes first Indian para-powerlifter to bag medal at Worlds
Strict precautions against Covid in border districts: K'taka CM
  • Strict precautions against Covid in border districts: K'taka CM(19:44)

    Bengaluru Nov 28 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Sunday said stringent precautions have been undertaken in the border districts of the state as part of the plans to prevent and control the spread of Covid-19.

    National Health/Medicine
Interstate gang of auto thieves busted in Delhi, 10 high-end vehicles recovered
ITF Women's Tour: Renne, Laalitya cruise into 2nd round of qualifiers
  • ITF Women's Tour: Renne, Laalitya cruise into 2nd round of qualifiers(19:34)

    Bengaluru, Nov 28 (IANS) Renne Singla, and Laalitya Kalluri upset seeded players to enter the second round of the qualifiers for the USD 15K KSLTA ITF World Womens Tennis Tour Championship event here on Sunday. While Renne sent the fourth seed Smriti Bhasin home with a 6-4, 7-5 win, Laalitya overcame sixth seed Niditra Rajmohan in three sets 6-1, 2-6, 10-6.

    Sports
Govt wants healthy discussion in Parliament: Rajnath
  • Govt wants healthy discussion in Parliament: Rajnath(19:32)

    New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday -- at a meeting between the government and the floor leaders of political parties ahead of the Winter Session, said the government wants healthy discussion in Parliament.

    National
IND v NZ: We are pretty sure that they will bounce back, says Rathour on Pujara and Rahane
  • IND v NZ: We are pretty sure that they will bounce back, says Rathour on Pujara and Rahane(19:24)

    Kanpur, Nov 28 (IANS) India batting coach Vikram Rathour on Sunday backed senior batters Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane to bounce back from a lean run of form. He also refused to give much hint on whether Shreyas Iyer's century and half-century in the respective innings of his debut Test have done enough to push either of Pujara or Rahane out of the playing eleven for the second Test in Mumbai.

    Sports
Rajveer wins triple gold in skeet, Kiran claims men's 3P National crown
  • Rajveer wins triple gold in skeet, Kiran claims men's 3P National crown(19:24)

    New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Punjab's Rajveer Singh Gill enjoyed a triple gold day at the New Moti Bagh Gun Club in Patiala, claiming the skeet men, skeet junior men, and junior men's skeet team titles at the ongoing 64th National Shooting Championship Competitions (NSCC) in Shotgun events on Sunday.

    Sports
The Mumbai ACP who took on 26/11 terrorists with .303-wielding rookies
  • The Mumbai ACP who took on 26/11 terrorists with .303-wielding rookies(19:22)

    New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Governments can draw on a whole phalanx of specially-trained, heavily-armed personnel to deal with terror attacks - but in most cases, after the terrorists have struck. The first responder is always the lightly-armed local police, but with inspiring leadership and commitment, it can hold its own till reinforcements arrive. 26/11 was no different and replete with examples of how the Mumbai Police's personnel - at all levels - acted on the ground to contain the marauding LeT terrorists till the armed forces and NSG entered the fray.

    National 26/11 ATTACKS
Ashes finale at Perth? It's 50-50 chance, says WACA chief
  • Ashes finale at Perth? It's 50-50 chance, says WACA chief(19:10)

    Perth, Nov 28 (IANS) The Ashes finale scheduled for January 14, 2022, at the Perth Stadium is doubtful due to Western Australia (WA) state's strict Covid-19 policies. Western Australia Cricket Association chief executive Christina Matthews said that fear is now growing that WA's tough border stance could result in the contest being moved away from Perth.

    Sports
Kartik Aaryan ups the cool quotient with his whacky shirt
  • Kartik Aaryan ups the cool quotient with his whacky shirt(19:08)

    Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Fresh from the success of his action thriller 'Dhamaka', Kartik Aaryan seems to be taking some time off from his busy schedule as he recently shared a video of him in an uber cool shirt that will turn heads of the fashion police.

    Cinema/Showbiz
Dhanush wins Best Actor for 'Asuran' at BRICS Film Festival
  • Dhanush wins Best Actor for 'Asuran' at BRICS Film Festival(19:06)

    Panaji, Nov 28 (IANS) Actor Dhanush's stellar performance in director Vetrimaran's Tamil film 'Asuran' fetched him the Best Actor Award at the BRICS Film Festival, which was held alongside the 52nd edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) that came to a close here on Sunday.

    Cinema/Showbiz
Pashtun protests in Quetta seek release of detainees, withdrawal of Balochistan rally ban order
IND v NZ: We have been giving a lot of batting to tail-enders, says Rathour
  • IND v NZ: We have been giving a lot of batting to tail-enders, says Rathour(19:04)

    Kanpur, Nov 28 (IANS) India batting coach Vikram Rathour said on Sunday that giving a lot of batting time to the tailenders in practice sessions has paid off for the team. He added that giving batting practice to the tailenders is an intended strategy that has been there for the past couple of years.

    Sports