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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

VP Dhankhar arrives in Doha to attend FIFA World Cup opening ceremony

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar on Sunday arrived in Doha for a two-day visit to the Gulf Kingdom during which he will represent India at the inauguration of the Fifa World Cup. Dhankhar is visiting Doha at the invitation of Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.

MCD polls: Top BJP leaders to hold 14 roadshows across Delhi today

With elections for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) around the corner, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday will hold 14 roadshows across the national capital.

Each of these 14 roadshows will be led by 14 big leaders of the party in 14 different districts of Delhi on Sunday.

CBI files chargesheet in Rs 22,000 crore ABG Shipyard loan fraud case

The Centre Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a chargesheet in Rs 22,000 crore loan fraud case against ABG Shipyard and 24 others including its CMD and other officials.

In its first chargesheet in the matter, the agency has mentioned that the accused bought real estates with the money across the country.

Amit Shah to hold two public meetings in Gujarat today ahead of polls

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will hold two public meetings in Tapi and Narmada districts of the state today ahead of the Gujarat assembly elections slated next month.

Shah will hold the public meetings in Nijhar village of Tapi and Dediapada town of Narmada on Sunday.

11:05 PM

A major accident occurred at Navale bridge on the Pune-Bengaluru highway in Pune

10:48 PM

Trump says he has no interest in returning to Twitter after reinstatement

Former US President Trump said he sees “no reason” for returning to Twitter after Elon Musk reinstated his account on Saturday.
“I don’t see any reason for it, they have a lot of problems at Twitter, you see what’s going on. It may make it, it may not make it,” Trump said during a virtual appearance before the Republican Jewish Coalition’s annual leadership meeting.
9:25 PM

Anurag Thakur congratulates Manika Batra for winning bronze medal in Asian Cup

9:22 PM

UP man kills ex girlfriend, cuts body in 6 parts, arrested: Police

An ex-lover has been arrested in the killing of a woman whose chopped body was found in a well here, officials said on Sunday. Prince Yadav was hit by a bullet in a gunfire encounter with the police on Sunday when he was taken to a spot for the recovery of the head of the woman, police said in a statement.
According to police, Yadav, who was arrested on Saturday, had concealed a country-made pistol at the spot and used it against police in an attempt to flee from their custody.
The incident had come to light on November 15 after some locals found the body inside a well located outside Paschimi village.
The body of the woman, who was later identified as Aradhana, was found in a semi-naked condition, and seemed to be two to three days old, Superintendent of Police (Azamgarh) Anurag Arya had earlier said.
9:10 PM

Anurag Thakur to inaugurate exhibition on ‘Indian Freedom movement and Cinema’ at 53rd IFFI

Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Anurag Thakur will inaugurate the multimedia exhibition on ‘Indian Freedom movement and Cinema’ at the 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) on Monday.
8:54 PM

Finance Minister to begin pre-budget consultations from Monday

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will begin pre-budget consultations with different stakeholder groups from Monday. On Monday, she will hold consultations with the industry captains and experts on infrastructure and climate change in two groups. On November 22, Sitharaman will meet representatives of agriculture and agro processing sectors.
8:44 PM

A total of 1,349 candidates are in the fray in Delhi MCD elections, out of which 709 are women and 640 are men

8:28 PM

Delhi's air quality slips to 'very poor' category: CPCB

8:15 PM

Dr CV Ananda Bose will take oath as the West Bengal Governor on November 23 in Kolkata.

6:33 PM

India-Australia cooperation on climate action

As the 27th Conference of Parties in Egypt comes to an end, it becomes all the more necessary to assess the status of bilateral and multilateral cooperation in climate action.
6:18 PM

Maharashtra records 78 new Covid-19 cases, zero death; active tally now 811

Maharashtra on Sunday recorded 78 Covid-19 cases, which raised the state's tally to 8,135,213, while the death toll stood unchanged at 148,404, a health official said.
5:14 PM

Union Ministers of states Jitendra Singh and Meenakashi Lekhi hold 'Vijay Sankalp' roadshow ahead of MCD polls

5:01 PM

Cold wave grips Telangana, mercury dips below 10 degree C

Telangana is gripped by cold wave conditions with some places in the state on Sunday recording minimum temperature of less than 10-degree Celsius.The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange-code warning for Adilabad, Kumuram Bheem Asifabad, Nirmal, Mancherial, Jagtiyal, Rajanna Sircilla, Medak and Sangareddy districts.
4:34 PM

India beats New Zealand by 65 runs in second T20 International to take 1-0 lead in three-match series

4:17 PM

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar to represent India at the inauguration of FIFA World Cup 2022

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar arrives in Doha, Qatar where he will represent India at the inauguration of FIFA World Cup 2022.
4:13 PM

Mother Dairy hikes full-cream milk price by Re 1 per litre; token milk by Rs 2/litre in Delhi-NCR w.e.f Monday

4:08 PM

Ambanis welcome grandchildren; twins for Anand Piramal, Isha

Isha, Mukesh Ambani's daughter, and Anand Piramal now parents to twins. "We are delighted to share that our children Isha and Anand have been blessed by the Almighty with twins on 19th November 2022. Isha and the babies, baby girl Aadiya and baby boy Krishna are doing well. We seek your blessings and good wishes for Aadiya, Krishna, Isha and Anand in this most important phase of their life." the official statement read.
2:20 PM

Security forces detect 120 IEDs planted by Maoists in Jharkhand's Latehar

Security forces engaged in anti-Naxal operation detected 120 Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) planted by Maoists in Jharkhand's Latehar district, police said.

The security forces detected the IEDs planted by the Maoists to target them in Budapahad area of Latehar district, which was earlier a den of the Maoists, on Friday, the police said. The IEDs have been defused, they said.

1:04 PM

Two drones spotted near IB in Punjab, return after BSF troops open fire

A drone from Pakistan was spotted close to the international border of India and Pakistan in Kassowal area of Gurdaspur district in Punjab, officials said on Sunday.

The unmanned aerial vehicle flew back to Pakistan after the Border Security Force (BSF) troops fired at it Saturday night, they said. The BSF personnel fired at least 96 rounds at the drone and also used five illumination bombs, they said.


11:37 AM

After Covid-induced lull, HP logs over three-time rise in tourist footfall

Tourism in the hill state has picked up pace after a Covid-induced lull with footfall surging over three times this year till October 31 compared to the corresponding year-ago period. According to data procured from the tourism department, Himachal Pradesh witnessed the arrival of 1.28 crore tourists, including 28,232 foreigners, between January 1 and October 31.

In the corresponding year-ago period, the state had welcomed 41.03 lakh tourists, the data showed. The maximum tourists -- 20.63 lakh -- visited in June while January recorded the lowest footfall at 7.69 lakh.


First Published: Nov 20 2022 | 9:10 PM IST

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