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Large stash of heroin, Yaba tablets seized in Assam, 4 held
  • Large stash of heroin, Yaba tablets seized in Assam, 4 held(18:54)

    Silchar, Nov 28 (IANS) In a major haul, the Border Security Force (BSF) and Assam Police have seized huge quantities of synthetic drugs and heroin, valued at Rs 17.19 crore, in the state's Karimganj district and arrested four drug peddlers, officials said on Sunday.

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Sisodia's poser to Punjab counterpart on best schools
  • Sisodia's poser to Punjab counterpart on best schools(18:48)

    Chandigarh, Nov 28 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday released a list of 250 Delhi government schools up to Class 12, as part of the challenge posed to Punjab Education Minister Pargat Singh to compare the condition and entire education system of the Punjab and Delhi government schools.

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Hope vax proves effective against Omicron variant: ICMR scientist
  • Hope vax proves effective against Omicron variant: ICMR scientist(18:48)

    New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The head of Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases division of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Dr. Samiran Panda on Sunday expressed hope that the Covid vaccine may prove effective against the new Omicron variant of the lethal virus.

    National THE GREAT VACCINE RUSH
Centre's proposed cryptocurrency 'regulation' may shift investors to equity
Vivo likely to launch new Snapdragon 870-powered tablet
Haryana to connect youth with self-employment
  • Haryana to connect youth with self-employment(18:34)

    Chandigarh, Nov 28 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said under the Parivar Pehchan Patra scheme, along with fostering entrepreneurial spirit among 1.5 lakh families having an income of less than Rs 1 lakh, Antyodaya Gram Utthan Melas are being organised at the block level to connect the youth with self-employment.

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Govt calls all party meet ahead of Winter session, AAP walks out
CBI issues lookout notice against jailed ex-MP Atiq Ahmed's son
  • CBI issues lookout notice against jailed ex-MP Atiq Ahmed's son(18:24)

    New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has issued a lookout notice against Mohammad Umar, son of former Lok Sabha MP Atiq Ahmad, over his alleged involvement in a kidnapping case, sources said here on Sunday.

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12th mega Covid vax camp in TN amid heavy rains
  • 12th mega Covid vax camp in TN amid heavy rains(18:22)

    Chennai, Nov 28 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Health Department on Sunday conducted its 12th mega vaccination camp on Sunday amid heavy rainfall in several districts.

    National Health/Medicine THE GREAT VACCINE RUSH
1st Test: Bangladesh 39/4 at stumps, lead Pakistan by 89 runs on Day 3
Akshay Oberoi, Sahher Bambba go back in time with 'Dil Bekaraar' (IANS Interview)
BJP clean sweeps Tripura civic polls; Trinamool emerges strong
  • BJP clean sweeps Tripura civic polls; Trinamool emerges strong(18:10)

    Agartala, Nov 28 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday secured a clean sweep while the Trinamool Congress emerged as a strong political force in the Tripura civic elections for which polling was held on November 25.

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Madhuri Dixit: Wonderful time for women to be in films
  • Madhuri Dixit: Wonderful time for women to be in films(18:08)

    Panaji, Nov 28 (IANS) Pointing out that with more women entering various departments of the film industry, films were getting better for women, actress Madhuri Dixit on Sunday said that this was a wonderful time for women to be in films.

    Cinema/Showbiz
Sara Ali Khan shares glimpse of first song from 'Atrangi Re'
Manoj Bajpayee: IFFI a great vehicle to encourage new filmmakers
  • Manoj Bajpayee: IFFI a great vehicle to encourage new filmmakers(18:00)

    Panaji, Nov 28 (IANS) Stating that he believed that IFFI was a great vehicle to encourage India's next generation of filmmakers, actor Manoj Bajpayee on Sunday said that he believed the country, with its huge population, could be a great force in entertainment.

    Cinema/Showbiz
'Low pressure area over Bay of Bengal may intensify into cyclone'
IND v NZ: Mindset was to play the session and play as many balls as possible, says Iyer
Six Sri Lanka women cricketers test COVID positive in Zimbabwe
Samsung likely to double shipments of Exynos processors in 2022
Sectors in WASH, waste management can attract $8bn investment: Report
  • Sectors in WASH, waste management can attract $8bn investment: Report(17:50)

    New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Various sectors in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and Waste Management field can collectively attract $8 billion investments by 2030, up from $3 billion in 2020, and create revenues of $75 billion, up from $30 billion in 2020, a new report has said.

    National Environment/Wildlife
ISL: Chennaiyin FC aim to extend winning momentum, take on NorthEast United FC on Monday
IND v NZ: India leave New Zealand facing an uphill task ahead of Day 5 (Ld)
  • IND v NZ: India leave New Zealand facing an uphill task ahead of Day 5 (Ld)(17:42)

    Kanpur, Nov 28 (IANS) India were in trouble mid-way in day four of the ongoing first Test against New Zealand at the Green Park Stadium. But Shreyas Iyer, Wriddhiman Saha, Ravichandran Ashwin and Axar Patel batted the hosts out of trouble, setting a target of 284 for the Blackcaps after declaring at 234/7.

    Sports
World TT C'ships: India finish campaign without any medal
Covid: Centre to review SoPs on testing of int'l arrivals
  • Covid: Centre to review SoPs on testing of int'l arrivals(17:26)

    New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Central Government will review the Standard Operating Procedures on testing and surveillance of the incoming international passengers, especially from the countries placed on 'at risk' category, the Home Ministry said on Sunday.

    National Health/Medicine
RBI's recent norms may spike NPAs for NBFCs, says ICRA
  • RBI's recent norms may spike NPAs for NBFCs, says ICRA(17:18)

    New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India's recent notification on income recognition, asset classification, and provisioning norms for banks, non-banking financial institutions, and all-India financial institutions may lead to a sharp spike in the non-performing assets (NPAs) for non-banking finance companies, ICRA said.

    Business