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Day: November 11, 2020

HC dismisses J&K Bank ex-chairman’s plea against termination | India News – Times of India
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HC dismisses J&K Bank ex-chairman’s plea against termination | India News – Times of India

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir high court on Wednesday dismissed a petition filed by Pervaiz Ahmad Negroo, challenging his dismissal as chairman-cum-managing director (CMD) of J&K Bank last year. Negroo had challenged a government communication on June 8 last year to the Company Secretary of J&K Bank Limited, conveying the decision that he shall cease to be the CMD of the bank. By the same communication, the government had nominated RK Chibber as director on the bank’s board and appointed him as the interim CMD of the bank. The government had taken the decision to oust Negroo following allegations of corruption against him. Negroo had claimed that the communications, orders and actions of the government are arbitrary, illegal and in utter disregard of the Banking Regulation Act...
Delhi Confidential: Getting Cheers
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Delhi Confidential: Getting Cheers

By: Express News Service | November 12, 2020 5:22:43 am BJP president J P NaddaHaving notched his first big victory for the party since taking over as BJP president, J P Nadda received a rousing applause from party workers gathered at the BJP headquarters on Wednesday evening to celebrate the victories in Bihar Assembly polls and by-elections in different states. Interestingly, it was Prime Minister Narendra Modi who prompted the supporters, and leaders present, to applaud Nadda and encouraged slogan-shouting. Pointing out that Nadda’s efficiency and strategies in BJP’s “victories in the southern states of Karnataka and Telangana, Manipur in the Northe...
HC says Delhi beating Maharashtra, Kerala in Covid, asks why restrictions were eased
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HC says Delhi beating Maharashtra, Kerala in Covid, asks why restrictions were eased

Written by Sofi Ahsan | New Delhi | November 12, 2020 4:44:01 am Covid testing underway at Sadar Bazar Wednesday. (Express photo by Praveen Khanna)THE DELHI High Court Wednesday rapped the Delhi government as it termed the national capital’s Covid-19 situation “critical” and “alarming”, and asked the state government to apprise it about steps taken in the last two weeks to control the rising number of cases. The state also faced the court’s ire for relaxing restrictions on public movement and gatherings. The division bench of Justices Hima Kohli and Subramonium Prasad said the infection has now “touched every household” in Delhi and asked the state gove...
One lakh emails to go out  to President; farmers’ ‘Solidarity Day’ today
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One lakh emails to go out to President; farmers’ ‘Solidarity Day’ today

Written by Raakhi Jagga | Ludhiana | Updated: November 12, 2020 7:09:02 am AIKSCC has strongly protested against the vindictive step of the Modi government of not allowing operations of goods trains and thus preventing supply of fertilisers, coal and other essential goodsPROTESTING AGAINST the Centre for suspending freight trains in Punjab, the All Indian Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC) has announced it will observe ‘Solidarity Day’ on Thursday against the “repression of Punjab peasantry”. The decision was made by farmer unions after an online meeting of the AIKSCC Wednesday evening. “One lakh emails will be sent to the President, deman...
One lakh emails to go out  to President; farmers’ ‘Solidarity Day’ today
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One lakh emails to go out to President; farmers’ ‘Solidarity Day’ today

Written by Raakhi Jagga | Ludhiana | November 12, 2020 4:42:03 am AIKSCC has strongly protested against the vindictive step of the Modi government of not allowing operations of goods trains and thus preventing supply of fertilisers, coal and other essential goodsPROTESTING AGAINST the Centre for suspending freight trains in Punjab, the All Indian Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC) has announced it will observe ‘Solidarity Day’ on Thursday against the “repression of Punjab peasantry”. The decision was made by farmer unions after an online meeting of the AIKSCC Wednesday evening. “One lakh emails will be sent to the President, demanding immed...
Anticipating 12,000 Covid-19 cases a day in Delhi, Kejriwal seeks more beds
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Anticipating 12,000 Covid-19 cases a day in Delhi, Kejriwal seeks more beds

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: November 12, 2020 7:14:36 am Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has requested the Union government to provide 1,092 beds, including 300 ICU beds, to help the capital tackle the surge in coronavirus cases. (File photo)Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has requested the Union government to provide 1,092 beds, including 300 ICU beds, to help the capital tackle the surge in coronavirus cases, which are projected to climb to nearly 12,000 per day by the end of November. In a letter to Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, Kejriwal, citing the report of an expert group, said the city will require 20,604 beds to deal with the situ...
PSL suffers setback before play-offs stage, more foreign players pull out | Cricket News – Times of India
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PSL suffers setback before play-offs stage, more foreign players pull out | Cricket News – Times of India

KARACHI: The efforts of Pakistan Cricket Board to complete the Pakistan Super League have received setbacks due to the unavailability of some more overseas players ahead of the play-offs matches due to COVID-19 related travel restrictions. The PCB is holding the four remaining play-off matches and the summit clash this weekend and next week in Karachi. But for the first time since the PSL was launched in 2016, former West Indian captain Darren Sammy, who has one of the leading faces of the league, is not available to play for his franchise. Sammy, who has also captained Zalmi, will not be flying to Karachi because of COVID-19 related travel issues. New Zealand's Mitchell McClenaghan has also pulled out due to his country's travel guidelines. McClenaghan, who represented Karachi Kings, w...
Seroprevalence almost 50% in Central district in Delhi
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Seroprevalence almost 50% in Central district in Delhi

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: November 12, 2020 11:13:35 am In the September round, the overall seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 IgG antibody among people was found to be between 24.79 percent — ranging from 14.6 percent in Southwest to 31.8 percent in Northwest.THE LATEST round of Covid serosurvey in Delhi has reflected “a very small increase” in the overall seroprevalence in Delhi, the state government told the Delhi High Court on Wednesday, but the Central district has been an exception in the study conducted between October 15-21 as the area witnessed an increase of two and a half times in seroprevalence. According to the results, th...
Kajal Aggarwal’s honeymoon fashion is so HOT! – Times of India
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Kajal Aggarwal’s honeymoon fashion is so HOT! – Times of India

She proved to be one gorgeous bride and now she's setting goals for ultimate honeymoon fashion. New bride Kajal Aggarwal is having a blast in the Maldives right now, where she's honeymooning with her life partner, Gautam Kitchlu. And, no prizes for guessing that Kajal is slaying one look after the other. The pretty Mrs Kitchlu wowed us with her post wedding ethnic look and now, she's rocking beach wear in Maldives. The actress has posted a number of her by the beach look and we love each one of them. Let's have a look at all of them. Kajal stunned in gingham separates - a blue and white bustier frilled top and skirt, and boy she looked so hot! She accessorised the look with a pretty floral headband. We loved everything about this look of the stunner. The second look of hers was one f...
West Bengal: Security cover of 3 Suvendu aides scrapped
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West Bengal: Security cover of 3 Suvendu aides scrapped

By: Express News Service | Kolkata | Updated: November 12, 2020 4:28:45 am Suvendu skips Cabinet meetA day after state transport minister and dissident Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Suvendu Adhikari lashed out at his own party at “Nandigram Dibas” rallies, questioning its alleged absence in the region since the anti-land acquisition movement there propelled it to power almost a decade ago, the state government withdrew the security provided to three of his close aides. Two of those leaders are Abu Taher and Meghnad Pal from Nandigam in Purba Medinipur district, while the third is Murshidabad “Zilla Sabhadhipati” Mosharaf Hossain. Taher and Pal were behind the “...
Gurgaon sees surge in new Covid-19 cases, deaths
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Gurgaon sees surge in new Covid-19 cases, deaths

Written by Sakshi Dayal | Gurgaon | November 12, 2020 4:25:50 am Gurgaon has seen a surge in coronavirus cases this month, recording more than half the number of cases that emerged in all of October in just 10 days (Express file photo by Amit Mehra)Gurgaon has seen a surge in coronavirus cases this month, recording more than half the number of cases that emerged in all of October in just 10 days. While the district recorded 9,299 new cases in October — the highest in a month so far — 6,155 cases have already emerged until November 10. According to the health bulletin released by the district health department, Gurgaon recorded more than 500 ...
Over 150 visitors as Modern Art Gallery reopens after months
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Over 150 visitors as Modern Art Gallery reopens after months

Written by Vandana Kalra | New Delhi | Updated: November 12, 2020 11:19:51 am Face masks are mandatory for visitors. (Express photo by Praveen Khanna)Even before the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) opened its doors — after eight months — to visitors on Tuesday, there was a queue waiting to get in. Cautionary boards across the campus introduced them to new protocols — from the need to maintain at least 6 feet distance between each other to mandatory use of face masks — as staff ensured that everyone used sanitisers placed across the premises. “We want to ensure the safety of our visitors as well as staff,” said Adwaita Gadanayak, director general ...
LeT operative arrested in Karnataka, to be brought to Kolkata for probe: NIA
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LeT operative arrested in Karnataka, to be brought to Kolkata for probe: NIA

By: Express News Service | Kolkata | Updated: November 12, 2020 8:23:09 am In the same case, an accused who was arrested earlier has already been named in the chargesheet against one Tania Parvin, filed on September 10 in Kolkata.THE NATIONAL Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday arrested a suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative from Karnataka in connection with an ongoing probe. The accused was identified as Sayyad M Idris (28). He will be brought to Kolkata on transit remand, sources in NIA, Kolkata, said. “The probe was initiated in West Bengal and an FIR was registered at Baduria police station on March 18, pertaining to Pakistan-based handlers...
San Souci waterfront mansion has an ensuite bathroom with only internal glass walls – realestate.com.au
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San Souci waterfront mansion has an ensuite bathroom with only internal glass walls – realestate.com.au

This waterfront property at 147 The Promenade, San Souci, has a $3m guide. If you love nothing more than waking up to the sight of your partner on the loo or in the shower, than this waterfront home is for you. The luxury San Souci home has glass surrounding the main ensuite bathroom instead of traditional plaster walls. MORE: Inside Karl Stefanovic’s waterfront mansion Family’s extraordinary act after $30m sale Western Sydney neighbours set for big financial win The unusual feature means the main bedroom not only has stunning bathroom views, but also captures all the action of Kogarah Bay to Carss Park. The ensuite bathroom has glass walls. While there might be a lack of privacy on the inside, McGrath — San Souci agent Bill Tsounias said the next owner does not need to worry about ac...
Yogeshwar Dutt could’ve won had he got all JJP votes, hints Khattar
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Yogeshwar Dutt could’ve won had he got all JJP votes, hints Khattar

By: Express News Service | Chandigarh | November 12, 2020 3:48:22 am Manohar Lal KhattarHaryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar Wednesday hinted that Olympian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt could have won the bypoll to Baroda Assembly constituency had he got all the votes of ruling coalition partner Jannayak Janta Party (JJP). “Had we got all, we would have secured nearly 75,000 to 80,000 votes,” Khattar said in reply to specific query while talking to reporters at the sidelines of an official meeting here. At the same time, he said, when a party gets a particular number of votes fighting separately in an election, it never happens that all those votes get transferr...
Top ULFA (I) leader Drishti Rajkhowa surrenders in Meghalaya | India News – Times of India
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Top ULFA (I) leader Drishti Rajkhowa surrenders in Meghalaya | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Drishti Rajkhowa, the second-in-command of militant group ULFA (Independent) has surrendered in Meghalaya, government sources said on Wednesday. Rajkhowa is currently under the custody of the Army intelligence and is being brought to Assam, they said. He is known to be a close confidant of Paresh Baruah, the so-called 'commander-in-chief' of United Liberation Front of Asom (Independent). The sources said Rajkhowa was based in Bangladesh till recently and came to Meghalaya few weeks ago. His surrender is a major setback for the militant group, said a senior security expert. The ULFA (I) has been demanding an independent state of Assam. The government had banned the outfit in 1990. Source link
India vs Australia: Indian cricket team departs for high-profile Australia tour | Cricket News – Times of India
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India vs Australia: Indian cricket team departs for high-profile Australia tour | Cricket News – Times of India

DUBAI: The Indian cricket team on Wednesday departed for a two-month long tour of Australia where it will aim to build on the historic Test series win two years ago. The BCCI tweeted photographs of the Indian contingent before departure with the players sporting customised PPE kits for travel amid the COVID-19 pandemic. "#TeamIndia is BACK! Let's embrace the new normal," read the photo caption on BCCI Twitter handle. #TeamIndia is BACK! Let's embrace the new normal 💪#AUSvIND https://t.co/csrQ3aVv21— BCCI (@BCCI) 1605108592000The majority of the India squad members were competing in the IPL and following the conclusion of their respective team's campaign, they moved to the bio-bubble created for the national team here. Test specialists like Cheteshwar Pujara and the support staff had arr...
Nasscom announces winners of Emerge 50 2020 – Times of India
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Nasscom announces winners of Emerge 50 2020 – Times of India

National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) has announced the winners of Emerge 50 2020, listing the most innovative and emerging software product companies in the country. The top 10 winners of this year’s Emerge 50 includes, RBJ Technologies Private Limited (Foyr Neo), Khatabook, Increff (IRIS/IRISx), Devanagari, Shifu Orboot (PlayShifu), RFPIO Inc, Yulu, Cloudenablers, Inc. (DBA CoreStack), Tutle Shell Technologies Private Limited (Dozee), and PandoCorp Pvt Ltd. Being the winners, these entrepreneurs will get access to Nasscom’s CXOs, opportunity to participate in trade delegations; and mentoring sessions from successful entrepreneurs and industry leaders, said the trade body in a press statement. Commenting on this, Debjani Ghosh, president, Nasscom, said, “Ind...
Bomb strikes WWI memorial at Saudi cemetery – Times of India
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Bomb strikes WWI memorial at Saudi cemetery – Times of India

JEDDAH: A bomb blast struck a World War I commemoration attended by Western diplomats in the Saudi city of Jeddah Wednesday, leaving at least two people wounded in the second assault on diplomatic missions in recent weeks, officials said. The attack at a non-Muslim cemetery comes less than a month after a guard at the French consulate in Jeddah was wounded by a knife-wielding Saudi citizen, amid anger among Muslim nations over satirical cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed. Diplomats from France, Greece, Italy, Britain and the United States were in attendance at the Armistice Day commemoration ceremony in the Red Sea port city, according to a joint statement from their embassies that condemned the "cowardly attack". "The annual ceremony commemorating the end of World War I at the non-Muslim...
Weight loss: This man lost 30+ kilos with running and giving up processed food!  | The Times of India
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Weight loss: This man lost 30+ kilos with running and giving up processed food! | The Times of India

I see myself being fit and continuing the goal I have in my mind. I know I am capable of doing much more and eventually, I will be able to do so. In the future, I also want to give it back to society and help others looking to achieve fitness levels.What are the lifestyle changes you made? Slowly and steadily, I started dropping kilos but the journey was tough. Once you believe in something, you can achieve it by sheer determination and will power. In my fitness journey, I also gave up on certain ‘staples’. No sugar, no fried food, nothing from the bakery, no alcohol and absolutely no frozen or preservative products in our house! Making this big change has been absolutely beneficial.What was the lowest point for you?Initially, it was very tough. I could not even run for more than 2 minu...