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Day: November 2, 2020

India

“Lab Reports Say Negative”: Air India As 19 Test Positive On China Flight

Overall, around 58 persons have been transferred to Covid hospitals in China's Wuhan (File)New Delhi: Air India has reacted to reports that 19 Indians who flew to China's Wuhan - where the Covid pandemic originated in December last year - on a "Vande Bharat" flight on Friday tested positive for the virus on arrival. In a statement to NDTV Air India said it "strictly adheres to all safety protocols" and that all passengers on its Wuhan flight held negative Covid test reports from certified labs."All our passengers to Wuhan boarded the flight from Delhi with negative Covid reports from certified labs. Air India strictly adheres to all safety protocol laid down by regulatory bodies and conforms to requirements at destination airports," the statement said."There is no question of passengers...
India

Man Steals Ornaments Worth Rs 60 Lakh From Girlfriend, Arrested: Cops

Man Steals Ornaments Worth Rs 60 Lakh From Girlfriend, Arrested: Cops (Representational)Mumbai: A 29 year-old man was arrested from Jaipur for allegedly stealing his girlfriend's ornaments worth over Rs 60 lakh, Oshiwara police in Mumbai said on Monday.An official said accused Salman Zuber Parvez is involved in betting and the victim is a stage dancer with whom the former was staying in Mumbai."He stole the ornaments after changing the locks of the cupboard of their home. The woman filed a theft case on October 10 and has also accused him of raping her after promising to marry her. Further probe into the case is underway," he added.(This story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.) Source link
Sports

Indian Premier League 2020, Delhi Capitals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore: Shreyas Iyer “Chuffed”, Virat Kohli Rues Missing Top Two Finish As DC Beat RCB | Cricket News

IPL 2020, DC vs RCB: Delhi Capitals beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets.© BCCI/IPL What was built-up to be a cracking contest between two teams fighting for a place in the top two as well as their eventual qualification for the playoffs turned out to be dour contest in the end as Delhi Capitals cruised to a comfortable six-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore on Monday in Abu Dhabi. The win...
India

“Come And Talk”: Rajasthan Government To Gujjars Agitating For Quota

Many youngsters are sitting on the tracks of the Delhi-Mumbai rail routeJaipur: The Rajasthan government on Monday said that its doors were open for talks with the agitating Gujjar community members on their demands for reservation.The government said the solution to the problem can only be achieved through dialogue.State Health Minister Raghu Sharma and Speaker C P Joshi both appealed to the agitators to come and talk with the government and find a solution to the problem.Earlier, Sharma apprised the House of the initiatives taken by the government so far on the issue.He said a delegation of Gurjar Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti consisting of 80 villages and civil and public representatives held discussions with the Cabinet Sub-Committee in Jaipur on October 31 during which 14 points were ...
Sports

IPL 2020 Points Table Update: Orange Cap Holder And Purple Cap Holder List After DC vs RCB | Cricket News

IPL Points Table: Shikhar Dhawan is second on the run-scoring charts.© BCCI/IPL Delhi Capitals beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets to finish second in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 points table after playing their 14 games. RCB, having ensured their Net Run Rate did not fall enough to take them below Kolkata Knight Riders in the table, have also secured a berth in the playoffs. DC, who fini...
India

NDA Crosses 100-Mark In Rajya Sabha, Congress Drops To Lowest Ever Tally

The half-way mark is 121 in Rajya Sabha whose current strength is 242. (File)New Delhi: The ruling NDA dispensation further consolidated its position in Rajya Sabha crossing the 100-mark after nine BJP candidates, including Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, were elected unopposed to the Upper House on Monday.On the other hand, the Congress, which dominated the Upper House for a long time, is now down to 38 seats - its lowest ever tally - in the 242-member House after it lost two more seats to the BJP in the current elections.Out of the 11 Rajya Sabha seats up for grabs- 10 from Uttar Pradesh and one from Uttarakhand - nine were won by BJP candidates, including Union Urban Development Minister Puri, taking the party's tally to 92 seats.It was a gain of six as three of the candidates wer...
Sports

IPL 2020, DC vs RCB: Delhi Capitals Beat Royal Challengers Bangalore By 6 Wickets As Both Teams Qualify For Playoffs  | Cricket News

After a spirited bowling performance, Shikhar Dhawan (54 off 41) and Ajinkya Rahane (60 off 46) scored fifties as Delhi Capitals defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi on Monday to qualify for the playoffs, finishing second in the points table with 16 points. Despite the loss, Virat Kohli's men also made it to the knockout stage, thanks to their superior Net Run-Rate (NRR) than Kolkata Knight Riders who also have 14 points from as many games. Delhi Capitals skipper Shreyas Iyer won the toss and opted to bowl in a must-win game. Their fast bowling duo of Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje bowled brillia...
India

Rajasthan Makes Masks Mandatory In Public, First State To Do So

Rajasthan assembly on Monday passed a bill making it mandatory to wear face masks in public (File)Jaipur: The Rajasthan assembly on Monday passed a bill making it mandatory for people to wear face masks in both private or public means of transport and while attending any social or political events.The assembly provided for the new anti-COVID measure by amending the Rajasthan Epidemic Act, with Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot asserting that face masks are the sole anti-COVID vaccine as of now.The House passed the Rajasthan Epidemic (Amendment) Bill, 2020 by voice vote. The Bill also made the new provision by seeking to add a new clause in section 4 of the Act.The new clause proposes to prohibit the movement of any person in public without properly covering his mouth and nose with a...
India

”You Have Sinned”: Shivraj Singh Chouhan Attacks Kamal Nath

Shivraj Chouhan said Kamal Nath has destroyed the state. (FILE)Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday alleged that Congress leader Kamal Nath had withdrawn crucial schemes started by the Bharatiya Janata Party government in the state. He also listed out the "sins" committed by the former chief minister."Today, Kamal Nath has given advertisements in newspapers that ''What sin did I commit?'' Kamal Nath ji, you have sinned. You said you'll waive the loans of all farmers, but you left out many of them from that list. You distributed false certificates. The regular farmers, who were paying their loans, did not pay in hopes of waiver and they become defaulters because of it. Now they are under a load of interest, which I will take off of their heads," Mr Chouha...
Career and Education

Airmen Group ‘X’ and ‘Y’ Admit Card 2020 released, download here – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Indian Air Force has released the admit card for the STAR 01/2020 recruitment examination on its official website. Unmarried male candidates, who have applied for the Airmen X and Y Groups, can download their admit card through candidate login on the official website - https://airmenselection.cdac.in/. The STAR 01/2020 for the intake of 01/2021 Airmen Group X and Y is scheduled to be conducted from November 4 to November 8, 2020. A notice posted on the official website reads: "STAR 01/2020: Admit Cards of candidates with examination date on 04th November 2020 are available for download through candidate's login on this webportal and it will also be sent on the registered email IDs of those candidates." The Admit Card has also been mailed on the registered email ID of the ...